Shakespeare's Restless World: An Unexpected History in Twenty Objects (Paperback)

by Neil MacGregor

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The Elizabethan age was a tumultuous time, when long-cherished certainties were crumbling and life was exhilaratingly uncertain. Shakespeare's Restless World uncovers the extraordinary stories behind twenty objects from the period to re-create an age at once distant and yet surprisingly familiar. From knife crime to belief in witches, religious battles to the horizons of the New World, Neil MacGregor brings the past to life in a fresh, unexpected portrait of a dangerous and dynamic era.

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Published
27/03/2014

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd

ISBN
9780718195700


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