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Civilisations

Civilisations( )
Author: Beard, Mary
Series title:Civilisations Ser.
ISBN:978-1-78125-999-3
Publication Date:Jun 2018
Publisher:Profile Books Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $34.99
Book Description:

Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon SchamaThe idea of 'civilisation' has always been debated, even fought over. At the heart of those debates lies the big question of how people - from prehistory to the present day - have depicted themselves and others, both human and divine. Distinguished historian Mary Beard explores how art has shaped, and been shaped by, the people who created it. How have we looked at...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: History / Civilization
Art / Subjects & Themes / Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16 x 23 x 2.5 cm
Book Weight:0.675 Kilograms
Author Biography
Beard, Mary (Author)
Mary Beard was born on January 1, 1955 in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, England. Her alma mater is the University of Cambridge. She is a professor of classics at Newnham College, Cambridge, and the classics editor of the Times Literary Supplement. Her previous books include the bestselling, Wolfson Prize-winning Pompeii, The Roman Triumph, The Parthenon and Confronting the Classics. Her blog has been collected in the books It's a Don's Life and All in a Don's Day. She is in the 2014 top 10 Prospect list of the most influential thinkers in the world. She is the author of Women and Power: A Manifesto, published in December 2017.

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