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Published: 16 September 2016

632 Pages | Over 150 color illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190621872

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The Face of Britain

A History of the Nation Through Its Portraits

Simon Schama

  • 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 technology and the fleeting interactions that accompany it
  • Combines history and art history to provide a collective national portrait of Britain