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A history of Britain through art

Jillian Powell

A history of Britain through art

by Jillian Powell

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Published by Thomson Learning in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain in art -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Great Britain in art.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Great Britain -- History.

    • About the Edition

      History of Great Britain from the arrival of the Celtic peoples to the present day, illustrated with works of art.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.

      Other titlesBritain
      StatementJillian Powell.
      SeriesHistory through art, History through art (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA32.3 .P69 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL804112M
      ISBN 101568474407
      LC Control Number95040608
      OCLC/WorldCa33131755

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      A History of Britain delivers something less than and something different from what is promised by its title. Still, with these caveats and limitations, Schama relates an often gripping, if. British History seen through Art is a stimulating cross-curricular approach to British history and art. Significant events in the history of Britain are described simply and clearly. Each chapter is lavishly illustrated with works of art which cast light on periods, events and characters.

      Now there's a nice alternative to the traditional, expensive art history textbook. The folks at smARThistory have created a free multi-media web-book that offers a dynamic survey of art history. The online resource combines traditional images with audio and videos, and the beauty is that you don't have to read this web-book in a linear fashion.. Rather, you can sort through things by time.   Alastair Sooke takes a walk through the newly re-hung galleries of London’s Tate Britain – and wonders what makes a national style of art. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter.


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