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The Dutch, in rebellion against Spanish rule, created in only a few generations a powerful world empire, its culture admired throughout the West…

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The power of the greatest art is the power to shake us into revelation and rip us from our default mode of seeing. After an encounter with that force, we don't look at a face, a colour, a sky, a body, in quite the same way again.

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To look back at the past is to understand the present....

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The Battle Of The Great 19th-century Novelists with Professor John Mullan arguing for Dickens and historian Simon Schama arguing for Tolstoy.

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Rembrandt van Rijn is the best known of all the Dutch masters. His range was vast, from landscapes to portraits to Biblical scenes; he revolutionised every medium he handled, from oil paintings to etchings and drawings.

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"Rough Crossings" is the astonishing story of the struggle to freedom by thousands of African-American slaves who fled the plantations to fight behind British lines in the American War of Independence.

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In this, the first volume of an epic history of Britain, one of the most popular and celebrated historians of our day brings the birth and growth of a nation...

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The second volume of Simon Schama's A History of Britain brings the histories of Britain's civil wars...

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Simon Schama discusses hos book, "Rough Crossings," at Google's Mountain View, CA, headquarters. This event took place on April 14, 2006, as part of the Authors@Google series.

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Simon Schama talks with Jonathan Safran Foer about his book, The Story of the Jews. It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amidst grief, the affirmation of life against the steepest of odds.

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