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THE MUNICH SHOW 2013 - THEME BOOK - GOLD

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ID: Munich 2013

Gold has been an object of desire since the beginning of time. Chemically, it is just one of many elements, but within it lies the power to enchant mankind and to change the course of history. Because of it countries have been conquered, continents discovered, and regions populated. Our daily use of language shows how important gold has remained up to the present day, Its is a synonym for something extraordinary, something special and it rewards the highest achievements.

But where does it come from, how is it created in nature and what does it mean for the course of history? As a companion to the special exhibitions of The Munich Show the book "Gold" sheds some light on these and other questions with exciting articles from renowned international authors.

Well-known finds and locations are portrayed, as well as important collections. In addition, the "Golden Moments of Paleontology" describes the most spectacular fossil finds in the world. their locations and their immense importance to science and geology. And finally, gold is examined in its role as an item of cultural history: many religious artistic artefacts and clearly prepared background information show the symbolic power and enormous meaning which the Christian world has attached to gold for many years.