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face of Britain

L. Dudley Stamp

face of Britain

by L. Dudley Stamp

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Published by Pub. for The British council by Longmans, Green in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby L. Dudley Stamp
    SeriesBritish life and thought -- no. 5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p. :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15265088M

    This wonderfully entertaining and informative book is based on an original and simple concept: to select portraits of significant British people from the past few centuries, appraise each portrait and flesh out the background and motivations of the artist (or, in some modern cases, the photographer) and the sitter, and then to place them in the broader context of contemporary historical events/5(34). Sir Simon Michael Schama CBE FBA FRSL (/ ˈ ʃ æ m ə /; born 13 February ) is an English historian specialising in art history, Dutch history, Jewish history and French history. He is a University Professor of History and Art History at Columbia University, New York.. He first came to public attention with his history of the French Revolution titled Citizens, published in

      • To order The Face of Britain for £24 (RRP £30) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. Simon Schama brings Britain to life through its portraits, as seen in the five-part BBC series The Face of Britain and the major National Portrait Gallery exhibition Churchill and his painter locked in a struggle of stares and glares; Gainsborough watching his daughters run after a butterfly; a black Othello in the nineteenth century; the poet-artist Rossetti trying to capture on canvas what.

    The Lowlands of Scotland, ([The face of Britain]) Hardcover – January 1, by George Scott-Moncrieff (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Lavishly illustrated and written with the storytelling brio that is Schama's trademark, The Face of Britain invites us to look at a nation's visual legacies and find its reflection. Simon Schama is Professor of History and Art History at Columbia University and the author many books, including Rough Crossings, which won the National Book.


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