Marina Amaral is a Brazilian artist known for her colorizations of historical black and white photographs.
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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...
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
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...
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