Great Loves

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This boldly illustrated title presents a diverse range of stories from around the world, including many relationships that defied the conventions of their day, and features romantic quotes from personal correspondence, poetry, and fiction.

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For centuries, human history has been shaped by politics, power, and war – but what about love?

Mark Antony’s love for Cleopatra led to war between Rome and Egypt; Emperor Xuanzang of Tang relinquished the Mandate of Heaven for Yang Guifei; and the English Reformation was borne out of Henry VIII’s passion for Anne Boleyn. Over the centuries since, these great loves – and many others – have been celebrated, recorded, and memorialized to stand alongside the annals of war, peace, and politics that have moulded today’s world.

Great Loves celebrates history’s most famous romances – the joyful, the tragic, and the epic – in one stunning visual guide, showing that, regardless of age, race, gender, or orientation, love has always been a force to be reckoned with.

This boldly illustrated title presents a diverse range of stories from around the world, including many relationships that defied the conventions of their day, and features romantic quotes from personal correspondence, poetry, and fiction.

Additional information

Weight 0.472 kg
Dimensions 20 × 15.7 × 2.2 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

192

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

306.70922 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K