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By Umberto Eco
Now in paperback, Umberto Eco’s groundbreaking and much-acclaimed first illustrated publication has been a severe good fortune for the reason that its first book in 2004. what's attractiveness? Umberto Eco, between Italy’s best and most crucial modern thinkers, explores the character, the that means, and the very historical past of the assumption of attractiveness in Western tradition. The profound and sophisticated textual content is lavishly illustrated with plentiful examples of chic portray and sculpture and long quotations from writers and philosophers. this can be the 1st paperback version of History of Beauty, making this highbrow and philosophical trip with one of many world’s so much acclaimed thinkers on hand in a extra compact and cheap format.
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