humanities: the interactions with humankind, either with other cultures or nature. This can be better understood by examining Humanities: the study of a text with other related texts/media (topic, time period, place), which ultimately transcends the meaning of the first text.
revolution: The overturn of an accepted conceptual scheme by those in power to alter the reality of their subjects. Power does not necessarily mean governmental, but rather the source and/or authority of the scheme. The subjects may not be silent, but their contribution can only be insignificant as they do not Most importantly, the change must be widespread.
Répétition D’un Ballet Sur La Scène was painted by Edgar Degas in 1874. This artifact is now displayed in the Musée D’Orsay. Under “Research Paper”, I explain how this piece and many like it contributed to a revolution in nineteenth century Paris.
Degas, Edgar. Répétition D’un Ballet Sur La Scène. 1874. Musée D’Orsay.
Goldstone, Jack A. Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
Kuhn, Thomas S. The Copernican Revolution: Planetary Astronomy in the Development of Western Thought. Cambridge, Massachusetts; London: Harvard University Press, 2003.
Lapham, Lewis H. Lapham’s Quarterly: Crowd Control. New York, NY: American Agora Foundation, 2008.