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  • The Power of Art by Simon Schama
    The Power of Art (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    * 'Great art has dreadful manners...' Simon Schama observes at the start of his epic exploration of the power, and whole point, of art.

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  • The Story of the Jews by Simon Schama
    The Story of the Jews (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amidst grief, the affirmation of life against the steepest of odds.

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  • Citizens by Simon Schama
    Citizens (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    Offers a social, cultural and narrative history of the French Revolution. This title provides an impression of the currents and contradictions which made up this terrible sequence of events.

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  • The Embarrassment of Riches by Simon Schama
    The Embarrassment of Riches (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    This is the book that made Simon Schama's reputation when first published in 1987. A historical masterpiece, it is an epic account of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age of Rembrandt and van Diemen.

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  • Rembrandt's Eyes by Simon Schama
    Rembrandt's Eyes (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    Interweaving of seventeenth-century Holland, this book allows us to see Rembrandt in a completely fresh and original way.

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  • The Story of the Jews, Volume Two by Simon Schama
    The Story of the Jews, Volume Two (English, Hardback) Simon Schama

    The second volume of a three-part cultural history tie-in to the PBS and BBC series by the same name details the significant contributions of lesser-known figures while examining the ongoing Jewish search for a home where their faith and culture would not be marginalized.

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  • Anselm Kiefer by Richard Davey
    Anselm Kiefer (English, Paperback) Richard Davey, Simon Schama

    Born in Germany in 1945, Anselm Kiefer is one of the most important artists of his generation. His works wrestle with the darkness of German history, unearthing the taboos that underlie the collective past and interweaving them with Teutonic myths, cosmology and meditations on the nature of belief. This title explores the themes of Kiefer's ouvre.

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  • The Story of the Jews by Simon Schama
    The Story of the Jews (English, Hardback) Simon Schama

    A companion to the PBS and BBC series "The Story of the Jews" traces the Jewish experience from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the New World in 1492.

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  • The Essential Cy Twombly by Simon Schama
    The Essential Cy Twombly (English, Hardback) Simon Schama, Kirk Varnedoe

    An authoritative overview of Cy Twombly's complex body of work, bringing together the most important of his paintings and painting cycles, as well as a selection of his drawings, sculptures and photographs.

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  • A History of Britain - Volume 2 by Simon Schama
    A History of Britain - Volume 2 (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    Simon Schama explores the forces that tore Britain apart during two centuries of dynamic change - transforming outlooks, allegiances and boundaries. But as wars of religious passions gave way to campaigns for profit, the British people did come together in the imperial enterprise of 'Britannia Incorporated'.

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  • The Death of the Past by John Harold Plumb
    The Death of the Past (English, Paperback) John Harold Plumb, N. Ferguson

    Plumb investigates the way that humankind has, since the beginning of recorded time, moulded the past to give sanction to their institutions of government, their social structure and morality.

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  • Landscape and Memory by Simon Schama
    Landscape and Memory (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    Explores the treasury of myths that have transformed the landscape of Western culture.

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  • The Embarrassment of Riches by Simon Schama
    The Embarrassment of Riches (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    Describes the cultural and social milieu of seventeenth-century Holland, where, despite great material wealth and general prosperity, an "anxiety of superabundance" permeated all aspects of the culture

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  • Patriots and Liberators by Simon Schama
    Patriots and Liberators (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    A reissue of Simon Schama's landmark study of the Netherlands from 1780-1813, this is a tale of a once-powerful nation's desparate struggle to survive the treacheries and brutality of European war and politics.

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  • The Essential Cy Twombly by Cy Twombly
    The Essential Cy Twombly (English, Hardback) Laszlo Glozer, Thierry Greub

    Provides an authoritative overview of the artist's work, including his paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photographs.

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  • Belonging by Simon Schama
    Belonging (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZESelected as a Book of the Year 2017 by the Daily Telegraph, Mail on Sunday and Observer 'A glittering gemstone of a book' The TimesThe Jewish story is a history that is about, and for, all of us.

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  • Remembered Light: Cy Twombly in Lexington by Sally Mann
    Remembered Light: Cy Twombly in Lexington (English, Hardback) Sally Mann

    A look inside the studio of leading contemporary artist Cy Twombly, as documented by renowned photographer Sally Mann

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  • Cy Twombly - Fifty Years of Works on Paper by Julie Sylvester
    Cy Twombly - Fifty Years of Works on Paper (Multiple languages, Paperback) Julie Sylvester

    The eighty-four drawings, most of them from the artist's own collection, date from between 1953 and 2002 and thus embrace his entire oeuvre, from the early monotypes to the major mythological cycles of later years. This unique retrospective on fifty years of his marvelous drawings fully reveals just how fascinating Twombly's aesthetic approach is and attests to his great talent for invention.

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  • Landscape and Memory by Simon Schama
    Landscape and Memory (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    The forest primeval, the river of life, the sacred mount - read `Landscape and Memory' to have these explained...

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  • The American Future by Simon Schama
    The American Future (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    A meditation on American history uses the starting point of the 2008 presidential election to look back on particular events, personalities, movements, and ideals that illuminate themes of the American story.

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