APAH-chapter29 - Alex Yang Mr Churley AP Art History 30 March 2011 Chapter 29 The Rise of Modernism I Art of the Later 19 Century A

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Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 30 March 2011 Chapter 29: The Rise of Modernism I. Art of the Later 19 th Century A. Industrialization, Urbanization, and Increased Political and Economic Interactions 1. Industrial Revolution in England spread throughout Europe and the US a. First Industrial Rev. centered on textiles steam and iron b. Second Industrial Rev. was associated with steel, electricity, chemicals, and oil 2. Western cities grew dramatically a. Work opportunities in cities b. Improved health and living conditions B. Reaffirming a Faith in Science 1. Industrial technology reinforced rationalism and empiricism 2. Influence of positivism, a philosophical model that promoted science as the mind’s highest achievement C. The Survival of the Fittest 1. Charles Darwin and his theory of natural selection explained the process of evolution a. Presented in On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection b. Contrasted with biblical narrative of creation c. Herbert Spencer applied Darwin’s theory to the industrial world
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Art Inst. Boston.

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APAH-chapter29 - Alex Yang Mr Churley AP Art History 30 March 2011 Chapter 29 The Rise of Modernism I Art of the Later 19 Century A

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