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  • Published: 5 January 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241517451
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $30.00
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Great Loves




A moving illustrated account of history's most passionate and enduring love stories


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.

  • Published: 5 January 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241517451
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $30.00
Categories:

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