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Palio

Author: John Hunt.

Palio

Author: John Hunt.

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Item #: D22864
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 386
Publication Date: 2015
Publisher: Archimedia Press
ISBN: 9780993267703
For four centuries, the legendary bare-back horse race known as Palio has united the people of Siena, Italy. In this companion to the 2015 documentary, co-producer John Hunt looks at the ritualism and rich symbolism of this extraordinary event, exploring how "the game" is played both on and off the racetrack by the "assassin jockeys" and the passionate Siene... More
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For four centuries, the legendary bare-back horse race known as Palio has united the people of Siena, Italy. In this companion to the 2015 documentary, co-producer John Hunt looks at the ritualism and rich symbolism of this extraordinary event, exploring how "the game" is played both on and off the racetrack by the "assassin jockeys" and the passionate Sienese. Action-packed photographs appear throughout, including archival images and film stills.


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