Rarest Blue

Author: Baruch Sterman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762790423
Size: 12.29 MB
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Baruch Sterman brilliantly recounts the complete, amazing story of this sacred dye that changed the color of history.

A Perfect Red

Author: Amy Butler Greenfield
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061980893
Size: 68.73 MB
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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.

Indigo

Author: Catherine E. McKinley
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1608195899
Size: 38.98 MB
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But Indigo is also the story of a personal quest: Catherine McKinley is the descendant of a clan of Scots who wore indigo tartan as their virile armor; the kin of several generations of Jewish "rag traders"; the maternal granddaughter of a ...

Mauve

Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571265464
Size: 79.63 MB
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Mauve is the beguiling story of a man who invented a colour, and in the process transformed the world around him.

Blue

Author: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452149240
Size: 37.81 MB
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Short essays from museum curators on the significance and symbolism of the color at various times and places provide historical context for this visual feast. With page edges dyed blue, this distinctive volume is a bijou treasure.

Jewish Literacy Revised Ed

Author: Joseph Telushkin
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062046047
Size: 15.85 MB
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How does one begin to answer so extensive a question? In this insightful and completely updated tome, esteemed rabbi and bestselling author Joseph Telushkin helps answer the question of what it means to be a Jew, in the largest sense.

5 Gallon Bucket Book

Author: Chris Peterson
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760347891
Size: 34.75 MB
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For anyone who doesn't already have fifteen of them cluttering up the garage, 5-Gallon Bucket Book also offers advice on where to get cheap and free buckets, and how to tell if a bucket is safe to use for food.

God In Proof

Author: Nathan Schneider
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520957563
Size: 55.68 MB
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In this tour of the history of arguments for and against the existence of God, Nathan Schneider embarks on a remarkable intellectual, historical, and theological journey through the centuries of believers and unbelievers—from ancient ...

The Physics Of Life

Author: Adrian Bejan
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466891343
Size: 61.43 MB
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This is evolution explained loudly but also elegantly, forging a path that flows sustainability.

Black

Author: Michel Pastoureau
Publisher: Princeton Univ Pr
ISBN:
Size: 21.40 MB
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The archetypal color of darkness and death, black was associated in the early Christian period with hell and the devil but also with monastic virtue. In the medieval era, black became the habit of courtiers and a hallmark of royal luxury.