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Shakespeare's Restless World by Neil MacGregor
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really liked it
bookshelves: 2019-reads, history, shakespeare-stuff

Wonderful book! This volume paints a picture of the life of William Shakespeare and the world in which he lived by examining a series of objects that each tell us something about the world at that time: an Elizabethan-era clock, a map of the world, a pamphlet, a fork, a sword, and more. It's a fascinating and wonderful approach to making history tactile and real. I loved it, and anyone interested in the Elizabethan era or Shakespeare in general should read this.

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Reading Progress

January 2, 2019 – Started Reading
January 2, 2019 – Shelved
January 13, 2019 – Shelved as: 2019-reads
January 13, 2019 – Shelved as: history
January 13, 2019 – Shelved as: shakespeare-stuff
January 13, 2019 – Finished Reading

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