A History of Britain Through Art by Jillian Powell
  

Synopsis

A History of Britain Through Art by Jillian Powell

This book discusses the history of Britain, from ancient settlements right up to our own times. Some of the pictures show momentous events such as the invasion of England by William the Conqueror or the Battle of Britain, which has shaped the history of the country. Other pictures reflect the life of a nation, such as the splendid architecture of a medieval cathedral, the Fire of London and travel in a Victorian omnibus. This approach provides an insight into the history of Britain as seen through the eyes of artists.

About the Author

Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many social issues.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Jillian Powell
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Publisher

Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

13th October 2016

ISBN

9781526301833


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