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Rough Crossings : Britain, The Slaves and the American Revolution.

By: Schama, Simon

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, BBC Books: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02176

ISBN: 0563487097

Condition: Very Good


Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution and its aftermath, Rough Crossings is the astonishing epic of the struggle for freedom by thousands of slaves who believed that their future as free men and women was bound up with staying British, not becoming American. No one who reads this book will ever feel the same way again about what it means to be British, American - and black. View more info

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Rembrandt's Eyes

By: Simon Schama.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: UK, Allen Lane/ Penquin Books Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04154

ISBN: 0713993847

Condition: Near Fine


Rembrandt's Eyes' shows us whyRembrandt is such a thrilling painter, so revolutionary in his art, so penetrating of the hearts of those who have looked for three hundred years at his pictures. This is as true a biography of Rembrandt as we are ever likely to have, and the most dazzling achievement of this most poetic, and engaging of contemporary historians. There is a little creasing to the top corner and the rear panel has light scratches on the D/W. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info