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The secret language of color : science, nature, history, culture, beauty of red, orange, yellow, green, blue & violet / Joann Eckstut and Arielle Eckstut.

Eckstut, Joann
Date
[2013]


About this work

Description

Explores color's countless manifestations, providing insight into such phenomena as the visible spectrum, light absorption and reflection, how humans see color, how vision evolved, the sky, rainbows, colored gems, animal pigmentation, how animals use color to find mates and to protect themselves, and the use of color in human religion, ritual, design, navigation, communication, and personal identity.

Publication/Creation

New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers : Distributed by Workman Pub., [2013]

Physical description

240 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

Contents

Physics and chemistry -- Red -- Universe -- Orange -- Earth -- Yellow -- Plants -- Green -- Animals -- Blue -- Humans -- Violet.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [234]-235) and index.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781579129491
  • 1579129498
  • 9781603763523
  • 160376352X

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