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Marina Amaral is a Brazilian artist known for her colorizations of historical black and white photographs.
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A Woman's World, 1850–1960
Dan Jones, Marina Amaral - 2022-11-01
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The third volume in the bestselling The Colour of Time series.A Woman's World, 1850–1960 explores the many roles – domestic, social, cultural and professional – played by women across the world before second-wave feminism took hold. Using Marina Amaral's colourized images and Dan Jones's words, this survey features women both celebrated and ordinar...
Marina Amaral
It is a both a conventional history – arranged chronologically and thematically, with an eye for events and important individuals – and a radical one. This book is created to show that we can frame our histories just as we frame our photographs: focusing on the things we...      source
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Powers and Thrones
A New History of the Middle Ages
Dan Jones - 2021-11-09
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An epic reappraisal of the medieval world--and the rich and complicated legacy left to us by the rise of the West--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Templars.When the once-mighty city of Rome was sacked by barbarians in 410 and lay in ruins, it signaled the end of an era--and the beginning of a thousand years of profound transformat...
Marina Amaral
That’s an excellent book. Go get it      source
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Letters of Note
An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience (Book of Letters, Correspondence Book, Private Letters)
Shaun Usher - 2017-10-03 (first published in 2013)
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Letters of Note is a collection of one hundred and twenty five of the world's most entertaining, inspiring and unusual letters, based on the seismically popular website of the same name - an online museum of correspondence visited by over 70 million people.From Virginia Woolf's heart-breaking suicide letter, to Queen Elizabeth II's recipe for drop ...
Marina Amaral
Tip: if you love historical letters as much as I do, I highly recommend this book by @LettersOfNote:      source
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Caterina Fake
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The Commissar Vanishes
The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin’s Russia New Edition
David King - 2014-09-02 (first published in 1997)
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King looks at how Stalin manipulated the science of photography to further his own political career and to erase the memory of his victims. In each case, the juxtaposition of original and doctored images reveals how easily history can be distorted....
Marina Amaral
"The Commissar Vanishes" is a good book about this.      source
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If This Is A Woman
Sarah Helm - 2016-01-01 (first published in 2015)
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A groundbreaking, masterful, and absorbing account of the last hidden atrocity of World War II—Ravensbrück—the largest female-only concentration camp, where more than 100,000 women consisting of more than twenty nationalities were imprisoned.Shortly before the outbreak of World War II, Heinrich Himmler, the head of the SS and the architect of the H...
Marina Amaral
Book recommendation: "If This Is A Woman: Inside Ravensbruck: Hitler’s Concentration Camp for Women"      source
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Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists
A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights
Mikki Kendall - 2019-11-05
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A bold and gripping graphic history of the fight for women's rights The ongoing struggle for women's rights has spanned human history, touched nearly every culture on Earth, and encompassed a wide range of issues, such as the right to vote, work, get an education, own property, exercise bodily autonomy, and beyond. Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activ...
Marina Amaral
Mikki Kendall wrote the women's rights history book you wish you had in school: Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists. "Women have contributed to every society in history and I wanted to make that clear in an easy to digest format."      source
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Laurie Halse Anderson
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Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson - 2018-10-02 (first published in 2017)
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"He was history's most creative genius. What secrets can he teach us? The author of the acclaimed bestsellers Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography. Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson weav...
Marina Amaral
I'm reading this book for the second time. For me, it's one of the best biographies written in the last few years.      source
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Killers of the King
Charles Spencer - 2016-02-16 (first published in 2014)
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On August 18, 1648, with no relief from the siege in sight, the royalist garrison holding Colchester Castle surrendered and Oliver Cromwell's army firmly ended the rule of Charles I of England. To send a clear message to the fallen monarch, the rebels executed four of the senior officers captured at the castle. Yet still the king refused to accept ...
Marina Amaral
@janemarie7650 @cspencerbooks_ @cspencer1508 It is a fantastic book      source
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The Woman Who Wasn't There
The True Story of an Incredible Deception
Robin Gaby Fisher - 2012-04-03
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The astounding story of Tania Head, whose heartrending account of surviving the World Trade Center attacks made her a celebrityuntil it all turned out to be an elaborate hoax.  It was a tale of loss and recovery, of courage and sorrow, of horror and inspiration. Tania Heads astonishing account of her experience on September 11, 2001from crawling th...
Marina Amaral
Have you ever heard the story of Tania Head, the woman who fooled everyone for years posing as a 9-11 survivor? Her story is sickening and intriguing. I've just finished reading the book (and there's also a great documentary on Amazon). Highly recommended.      source