Marble: The History of a Culture by Luciana and Tiziano Mannoni

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Marble: The History of a Culture

Author: Luciana and Tiziano Mannoni

Hard cover with dustjacket. Very good condition.

"Marble: The History of a Culture" by Luciana and Tiziano Mannoni is an immersive journey through the rich and varied history of marble, exploring its profound significance in shaping human civilization. The Mannonis meticulously trace the use of marble from ancient times to the present day, examining its roles in art, architecture, religion, and daily life. Through meticulous research and engaging storytelling, they delve into the cultural, social, and economic dimensions of marble, from its extraction and craftsmanship to its symbolic meanings and aesthetic allure. With stunning visuals and insightful analysis, "Marble" offers readers a captivating exploration of how this exquisite material has left an indelible mark on cultures around the world, serving as a testament to human creativity, ingenuity, and craftsmanship across millennia.

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