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Faces of Britain

Michael Lewis

Faces of Britain

by Michael Lewis

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Published by Language Teaching Publications in Hove .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Michael Lewis.
The Physical Object
Pagination Sound cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20625070M
ISBN 100906717213

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This is all printed in an easily readable style, and I learned a lot about the artists and their times/5(5). Kind of an armchair travel book for history and art buffs. The Face of Britain augments the background of the portraits from London's National Portrait Gallery in the way that only Simon Schama can: quirkily; detailed, and deeply interesting.4/5.

Author Simon Schama, in his new book, "The Faces of Britain book of Britain: A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits", is a wonderful look at selected works of /5(16). This is a beautifully printed book, full of illustrations of portraits and narrative which tells the story of the art, as well as the historical circumstances go the time and of the artists.

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The remainder of the book is often a whistle-stop tour of Britain’s genetic and cultural history. For instance, chapter four starts with the introduction of farming in the Neolithic and ends thousands of years later with the end of Roman Britain/5(15).

Added to this, the series and the book will meld science, history and personal stories to investigate our linguistic history, our surnames and placenames and compare findings with the results of the Bodmer study. Face of Britain will be a launch pad to explore Britain's earliest history while investigating why we look the way we do.

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“Written into our facial features is a story going back generations. It is the story of who we are and where we are from – the history of Britain through war and conquest, migration and racial integration.

The Channel 4 series, The Face of Britain, begins with the largest ever research project into the genetic make-up of the British public. Written into our facial features is a story going back generations. It is the story of who we are and where we are from - the history of Britain through war and conquest, migration and racial integration.

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The newest book from Simon Schama, the author of countless bestselling histories; Schama reflects on the artistic gaze while also discussing our modern age of.

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First founded to house the portraits of “those persons who are most. Using images from works-paintings, photographs, lithographs, etchings, sketches-found in London's National Portrait Gallery, The Face of Britain weaves together an account of their composition, framed by their particular moment of creation, and in the process unveils a collective portrait of nation and its history.5/5(1).

The Face of Britain by Simon Schama, review: 'poignantly memorable' 4 in practice, means the book comprises a succession of good stories - all connected to pictures. Face of Britain 4/5. This splendid book by the historian and art critic Simon Schama could ­hardly be better timed, since it might plausibly be argued that “the face of Britain” changed on or about J With the ­“Brexit” referendum, British citizens voted to leave the European Union, Author: Christopher Benfey.

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