A Perfect Red

Author: Amy Butler Greenfield
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061980893
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A Perfect Red recounts the colorful history of cochineal, a legendary red dye that was once one of the world's most precious commodities.

Empires Of The Atlantic World

Author: John Huxtable Elliott
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300123999
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... for America (Philadelphia, 1986) Greenfield, Amy Butler, A Perfect Red. Empire
, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire (New York, 2005) Greven,
Philip J., Four Generations. Population, Land and Family in Colonial Andover,
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Nicholas, The Cross and the Serpent. Religious Repression and Resurgence in
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The Materiality Of Color

Author: Andrea Feeser
Publisher: Routledge
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Indeed, natural historians in England and elsewhere sought to discover the
nature of the dye. It was only with the improvement of microscope technologies
that these scientists discovered that the cochineal grain was actually an insect.
The Spaniards' secret was divulged. See Amy Butler Greenfield, A Perfect Red:
Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire, 1st edn (New York:
HarperCollins, 2005). Bernal Diaz del Castillo, The Discovery and Conquest of
Mexico, trans.

The Secret Lives Of Color

Author: Kassia St Clair
Publisher: Penguin
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2. A. B. Greenfield, A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage and the Quest for the Color
of Desire (London: Black Swan, 2006), p. 42. 3. Gage, Color and Meaning, p. 111
. 4. Greenfield, Perfect Red, p. 108. Phipps, “Cochineal Red,” p. 26. 5. 6. G.
Summer and R. D'Amato, Arms and Armor of the Imperial Roman Soldier (
Barnsley: Frontline Books, 2009), p. 218. 7. Greenfield, Perfect Red, p. 183. 8.
Ibid., p. 181. 9. E. Bemiss, Dyers Companion, p 186. 10. Field, Chromatography,
p. 89. 11.

Columbus And The Quest For Jerusalem

Author: Carol Delaney
Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co
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A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire. New
York: Harper Perennial, 2005. Gurevich, A. J. Categories of Medieval Culture,
translated by G. L. Campbell. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1985.
Guauskyté, Evelina. “Stars of the Sky, Gems of the Earth: Place Names Related to
'Planets' and Metals in Columbus's Diario.” Colonial Latin American Reviews, 18,
No. 2 (2009): 261–82. Hamdami, Abbas. “Ottoman Response to the Discovery of
America and ...

The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of Clothing Through World History 1501 1800

Author: Jill Condra
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313336645
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Musgrave and Musgrave, Empire of Plants, 68. 48. Guy, Woven Cargoes, 32. 49.
Jennifer Harris, ed., Textiles: 5,000 Years (New York: H. N. Abrams, 1993), 225.
50. Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles: Concepts and Principals, 2nd ed. (New
York: Fairchild, 2005), 32. 51. Elsasser, Textiles, 33. 52. Harris, Textiles, 167. 53.
Harris, Textiles, 176. 54. Greenfield, Perfect Red, 14. 55. Amy Butler Greenfield, A
Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire (New York
: ...

Colors In Fashion

Author: Jonathan Faiers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474273718
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On the one hand, the desire for the cloth grew from preexisting color symbolism
that associated certain objects classified as “red” with life-forces and authority. On
the other ... Burton, R. F. (1860), The Lake Regions of Central Africa, New York:
Harper and Brothers. Burton, R. F. (1872), Zanzibar: City, Island and Coast, 2 vols
., London: Tinsley Brothers. Butler Greenfield, A. (2006), A Perfect Red. Empire,
Espionage and the Quest for the Colour of Desire, London: Harper. Callet, F. (ed.
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Chaucer Gower Hoccleve And The Commercial Practices Of Late Fourteenth Century London

Author: Craig E. Bertolet
Publisher: Routledge
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... its coveted colour had to be imported it was inevitably costly. The red turban
advertised the individual's status as a cosmopolitan man of means with access to
an international trading centre.” Jardine, Worldly Goods: A New History of the
Renaissance (New York, 1996), p. 31. See also, Richard A. Goldthwaite, Wealth
and the Demand for Art in Italy 1300–1600 (Baltimore, 1993); and Amy Butler
Greenfield, A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of
Desire (New ...

Medical Cultures Of The Early Modern Spanish Empire

Author: John Slater
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317098382
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A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire. New
York, NY: HarperCollins, 2005. Greilsammer, Myriam. “The Midwife, the Priest,
and the Physician: The Subjugation of Midwives in the Low Countries at the End
of the Middle Ages.” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 21.2 (1991):
285–327. Groebner, Valentin. “Complexio/Complexion: Categorizing Individual
Natures, 1250–1600.” The Moral Authority of Nature. Ed. Lorraine Daston and
Fernando ...

Nature Empire And Nation

Author: Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804755443
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Graham, Richard, ed. The Idea of Race in Latin America. Austin: University of
Texas Press, 1990. Greenfield, Amy Butler. A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage,
and the Quest for the Color of Desire. New York: HarperCollins, 2005. Gruzinski,
Serge. L'Amerique de la conquete: Peinte par les Indiens du Mexique. Paris:
UNESCO/Flammarion, 1991. . La colonisation de I'imaginaire: Societes
indigenes et occidentalisation dans le Mexique espagnol XVle-XVHIe siecle.
Paris: Gallimard, 1988 ...