Almost 250 Bronze Age objects from across Europe are illustrated in this stunning book. Highlighting the major artistic and cultural and technological achievements of the period, the world renowned contributors discuss the advent of bronze metallurgy and technological development in the working of other metals, the use of new and foreign raw materials, new ideologies in artistic expression and higher levels of skill and craftmanship displayed. A superb book which we highly recommend. Also available in French.
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Recently, the Council of Europe sponsored an exhibition of Bronze Age artifacts from collections throughout Europe to illustrate the shared heritage and destiny of its inhabitants. This book documents that exhibit. The bulk of its text and illustrations focuses on five major influences on the development of Western civilization: The Adventurers and Travellers of the Bronze Age, The Heroes in Their Palaces, The Heroes: Life and Death, The World of the Gods, and The Awakening of Europe. Each of the sections is edited by a different reputable scholar. The writing is dry but accessible, and the illustrations (usually in color) are sharp and easy to read. A solid overview of both the history and the artifacts of Bronze Age Europe, this is recommended for academic libraries.AMary Morgan Smith, Northland P.L., Pittsburgh
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Book Description Thames and Hudson, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0500019150
Book Description Thames and Hudson, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Still in plastic. Bookseller Inventory # dda1796
Book Description Thames & Hudson, NY, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. This is a New and Unread copy of the first edition (1st printing). The casebound catalogue for the museum exhibition. 560 illustrations, 260 in full color. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 041501
Book Description Thames & Hudson, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0500019150
Book Description Thames & Hudson, Inc, United Kingdom, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. The Bronze Age began around 2500 BC and can be found in massive monuments across the continent from Mycenae in Greece to Troy in modern day Turkey to Maikop in the Caucasus. This was a deinitive age, and it is well introduced and documented in this fine book, with 560 illustrations, 260 of which are in color. Great gift. Bookseller Inventory # 002249
Book Description Thames and Hudson, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110500019150
Book Description Thames and Hudson. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0500019150 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1121609