Books by Publisher: BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS

    Persian Love Poetry

    By Vesta Sarkhosh Curis

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Love is everywhere in Persian poetry and can be interpreted in various ways: as mystic love, the basis of the relationship between humans and God; even as patriotic love for Iran. This title offers a collection of Persian love poetry that is illustrated with images from the British Museum's world.

    London: A View from the Streets

    By Anna Maude

    Paperback £8.45

    London has provided a rich subject for the many artists, satirists, map-makers and engravers who have tried to make a lasting record of their impressions of the city. This book brings together and interprets images of the changing faces of London, featuring never-before-seen works from the rich collection of the...

    The Tree: Meaning and Myth

    By Frances Carey

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Trees - actual, mythical and metaphorical - are at the heart of mankind's relationship with the natural and supernatural world, a relationship that serves as a powerful index of both ecological and spiritual well-being. This title features a range of art and artefacts offering a cross-cultural approach to the subject.

    Origami: Inspired by Japanese Prints

    By Steve Biddle

    Other £12.65

    Unfolds to reveal forty eight coloured double sided sheets of origami paper. This gift includes materials and illustrated instructions for making a range of origami creations from birds to flowers, animals to insects, all inspired by Japanese masters such as Hiroshige, Utamaro and Hokusai.

    Pharaoh: King of Egypt

    By Margaret Todd Maitland

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The powerful image that the kings of Egypt presented to their subjects was so awe inspiring and captivating that people today are still impressed by the compelling stories and imposing statuary of the Pharaoh. This title reveals that the reality of Egyptian kingship was often much more complex.

    The Horse: From Arabia to Royal Ascot

    By John Curtis

    Paperback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    Presents the relationship between horses and humans through the ages and reveals the immense influence of horses on human history. This title explores how people and cultures have been characterized by the horse and its central role in society, in peace and war, in mythology and literature.

    31 BC: Antony, Cleopatra and the Fall of Egypt

    By Sam Moorhead

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A sequel to the popular "AD 410: the Year that Shook Rome", this book reveals the tragic romance between Antony and Cleopatra, boldly characterising the central charismatic personalities of the time.

    The Medieval Cookbook

    By Maggie Black

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Explores the relationship between food, religion and the ever-widening gap between the tables of the rich and the poor. This book has been thoughtfully adapted for the modern kitchen, whilst retaining the true essence of dining in medieval Britain. It is illustrated with scenes of food, feasting and cooking from...

    Angels & Ducats: Shakespeare\'s Money & Medals

    By Barrie Cook

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Explores the role of money and medals in William Shakespeares world and work. This title presents an account of Shakespeare's cosmopolitan world. It is illustrated with images that bring to life the rich material culture that shaped Shakespeare's writings and his age.

    Power Games: Ritual and Rivalry at the Ancient Greek Olympics

    By David Stuttard

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Power; the power of the gods; the power of Greek cities; the power of the human body: all these were celebrated at the ancient Olympic Games. This title revolves around the Games of 416 BC a turning point in Greek politics when a cold war between Athens and other major...

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