Empire Barbarism And Civilisation
The Dark Ages have been misunderstood. History has identified the period following the fall of the Roman Empire with a descent into barbarism a terrible time when civilisation stopped. Waldemar Januszczak disagrees. In this landmark 4-part series Waldemar argues that the Dark Ages were a time of great artistic achievement, with new ideas and religions provoking new artistic adventures.
The artist William Hodges accompanied Captain Cook on his second voyage to the South Pacific in 1772....
Empire, Barbarism and Civilisation An original and richly illustrated study of the pictorial and written representations of Cook's voyages.