It charts the rise and fall of empires, the achievements of science, industry and the arts, the tragedies of war and the politics of peace, and the lives of men and women who made history. The book is a collaboration between a gifted Brazilian artist and a leading British historian.
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This compact edition of The Colour of Time makes the perfect gift for anyone and not just anyone interested in history. Marina Amaral has chosen black-and-white photographs, taken between andand skilfully colourised them, which gives them new life, new relevance and new power Truth be told, monochrome is a contrivance.
Human experience is always colourful' The Times, Books of the Year.
It takes black-and-white photos of historic events and colours them in. The effect is transformative' Daily Telegraph.
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Extraordinary' Mail on Sunday. Dan Jones dating phwoar the historical context of each startling image' Mail on Sunday, Books of the Year.