The Holy Shroud: A Brilliant Hoax in the Time of the Black Death

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Price
$28.95
Publisher
Pegasus Books
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
6.2 X 9.1 X 1.0 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781643134321

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About the Author

Gary Vikan is the former Director of the Walters Art Museum. An internationally known medieval scholar, he holds a PhD in medieval art and has taught at Johns Hopkins University, Carleton College, Goucher College, and the Salzburg Global Seminar. He is the author of Sacred and Stolen and lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Reviews

"Fascinating. Rarely have we had such a candid window into the thinking that guides America's biggest cultural institutions."--Jason Felch, co-author of CHASING APHRODITE (Praise for SACRED AND STOLEN)
"Wonderful and insightful. A must-read."--Dr. Noah Charney, bestselling author of THE ART OF FORGERY (Praise for SACRED AND STOLEN)
"Gary's scholarship and professional ethics, combined with his impish sense of humor, make for delightful reading."--Dan Hofstadter, author of GOLDBERG'S ANGEL (Praise for SACRED AND STOLEN)