'Shah Abbas: The Remaking of Iran' is the British Museum's latest 'blockbuster' exhibition and the third in their series of exhibitions on great leaders. Shah Abbas is in good company and follows in the footsteps of the first Chinese Emperor (he of the Terracotta Army) and the Roman Emperor ... Read review
This mint, First Edition, paperback, British Museum Press, London, 2009, has handsome, ... more
glossy, pictorial covers. The book size is 9Ów x 11.5Ó h with a glossary, a bibliography, an index and 274 pristine pages on heavy high quality paper. There are 127 beautiful illustrations and most are in full colour. ISBN 0714124524.
Fabulous insights into one of history's great leaders
No realy heart-stopping block-buster items
"...of exhibitions on great leaders. Shah Abbas is in good company and follows in the footsteps of the first Chinese Emperor (he of the Terracotta Army) and the Roman Emperor Hadrian. Apparently the fourth in the great leader series will be Montezuma later this year.
The exhibition opened on February 19th to a fanfare of publicity. I knew it was coming a long time ago because I subscribe to the British Museum's e-mailing list and I've been looking ..."
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