Great Loves

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Pub Date 22 Mar 2022 | Archive Date 22 Feb 2022

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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 molded 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 love letters, poetry, fiction, and songs.
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...

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ISBN 9780744050271
PRICE $17.99 (USD)

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