Rarest Blue

Author: Baruch Sterman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762790423
Size: 16.31 MB
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Baruch Sterman brilliantly recounts the complete, amazing story of this sacred dye that changed the color of history.

Indigo

Author: Catherine E. McKinley
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408822369
Size: 26.82 MB
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But it is also the story of a personal quest: Catherine McKinley's ancestors include a clan of Scots who wore indigo tartan, several generations of Jewish 'rag traders' and Massachusetts textile factory owners, and African slaves who were ...

Mauve

Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571265464
Size: 22.41 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.

A Perfect Red

Author: Amy Butler Greenfield
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448111331
Size: 55.92 MB
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A Perfect Red recounts the colourful history of cochineal, a legendary red dye that was once one of the world's most precious commodities.

Cochineal Red

Author: Elena Phipps
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 1588393615
Size: 60.96 MB
Format: PDF
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" "This book discusses the origin of the red colorant derived from the insect cochineal, its early use in Precolumbian ritual textiles from Mexico and Peru, and the spread of the American dyestuff through cultural interchange following the ...

Indigo

Author: Catherine E. McKinley
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1608195899
Size: 41.91 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 ...

5 Gallon Bucket Book

Author: Chris Peterson
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760347891
Size: 79.39 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.

Jewish Literacy Revised Ed

Author: Joseph Telushkin
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062046047
Size: 48.30 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

The Brilliant History Of Color In Art

Author: Victoria Finlay
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 1606064290
Size: 18.79 MB
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Her rich narrative is illustrated in full color throughout with 166 major works of art—most from the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Readers of this book will revel in a treasure trove of fun-filled facts and anecdotes.

The Physics Of Life

Author: Adrian Bejan
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466891343
Size: 10.97 MB
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This is evolution explained loudly but also elegantly, forging a path that flows sustainability.