Musée d'Aquitaine : Details of the collections

ISBN : 978-2-8177-0432-6

Price : 5, 60 €
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« The musée d'Aquitaine : a trip through history and across continents.

The Musée d'Aquitaine is Bordeaux' history and civilisation museum, housed in the former Faculty of Science and Letters in the city centre.

From the Venus of Laussel to African and Kanak masks, and from the Gallic treasure trove found in Tayac to the superb models of ships, the curators have selected just a few of the museum's most emblematic objects for this guide book. Through them, readers are taken on a journey through the region's history, from the earliest traces of Man to the present day.

The diversity of this collections and the dynamic approach of its staff make the Musée d'Aquitaine one of the most significiant museums of history in France. »

Table of Contents :

Prehistory - Protohistory  p. 4
Roman occupation  p. 10
Middle Ages - Modern Times  p. 16
Bordeaux in the 18th Century, transatlantic trade and slavery  p. 22
Bordeaux gateway to the World : 1800 - 1939  p. 28
Non-European collections  p. 34
Musée d'Aquitaine : Details of the collections, © Mairie de Bordeaux

Musée d'Aquitaine : Details of the collections, © Mairie de Bordeaux