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Color : a natural history of the palette

Author: Victoria Finlay
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2004. ©2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Random House Trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Examining the physical materials that color the world, a freelance journalist explores the social, political, and cultural implications of color throughout history.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Victoria Finlay; Victoria Finlay
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Finlay
ISBN: 0812971426 9780812971422
OCLC Number: 54083891
Notes: "The work was originally published in slightly different form as Colour by Hodder and Stoughton, a division of Hodder Headline, London, in 2002, and in hardcover by Ballantine Books ... New York, in 2003"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 448 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The beginning of the rainbow --
The paintbox : Ochre ; Black and brown ; White ; Red ; Orange ; Yellow ; Green ; Blue ; Indigo ; Violet --
The end of the rainbow.
Other Titles: Colour
Responsibility: Victoria Finlay.

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Examining the physical materials that color the world, a freelance journalist explores the social, political, and cultural implications of color throughout history.
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