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Gold

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Publisher:
Reaktion Books, Ltd.,
Pub. Date:
c2018.
Language:
English
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"Gleaming and perfect, gold has beguiled humankind for many millennia, attracting treasure hunters, adorning the living and the dead, and sybolizing wealth, power, divinity and eternity. This book offers a lively, critical look at the cultural history of this most regal metal, from its use in religious ceremonies to colonial expeditions to modern science, examining its importance across many cultures and time perids and the many places where it has played a central role"-- Book flap.
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9781780235776
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