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Cosmonauts: Birth of a Space Age

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by Millard, Douglas
For decades, the story of the world's first space-faring nation has been underplayed in the West. Now, for the first time, the remarkable account of Russia's space programme will be brought to light. This book accompanies a landmark exhibition at the Science Museum, London, which represents a major collaboration with the Moscow State Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics and the Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos. C...
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Mapping the New World: Renaissance Maps from the American Museum in Britain

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by Armitage, Anne
Illustrating the changing shape of the Americas as Renaissance cartographers (working from ancient and medieval sources) learned more of the New World, this collection is the third in a series produced by Scala, which showcases the core collections of the American Museum in Britain. Dr. Dallas Pratt, an American psychiatrist and collector, donated over 200 exquisitely detailed maps to the American Museum in...
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China Museums Association Guide

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by Clifford, Miriam
Chinese Museums Association Guide is an updated and expanded version of the highly praised 2009 compendium China Museums; the China Museums Association being the official body responsible for the expansion of the country's museums, both in range and diversity. Covering China's most famous and respected museums, the book also covers many smaller, lesser-known ones, ranging from art and archaeology to science...
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Petworth (National Trust)

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by Rowell Christopher
This vast late 17th-century mansion is set in a beautiful 700-acre deer park in West Sussex, landscaped by 'Capability' Brown and immortalised in Turner's paintings. The house contains the National Trust's finest collection of pictures, with numerous works by Turner, Van Dyck, Reynolds and Blake, ancient and Neo-classical sculpture, fine furniture and carvings by Grinling Gibbons. The servants' quarters con...
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China: Museums

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by Miriam Clifford
Here is a collection of the most exciting museums to be seen throughout China. Armed with this unique guide, the visitor will experience a journey of discovery which will greatly enhance their understanding of Chinese culture, history and art. Focusing on the lesser-known museums, but including the well-trodden - such as the Forbidden City, Terracotta Warriors and the Shanghai Museum - "China: Museums" unlo...
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Pergamum

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For a brief, shining moment the city of Pergamum set out to rival Athens in splendour and artistic prominence; the world's most famous architects, sculptors and intellectuals gathered there, and its library is said to have contained 20,000 volumes. From 281 to 133 BCE, five generations of the Attalid dynasty ruled western Anatolia as far south as the Mediterranean coast from Pergamum, but when King Attalos ...
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