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Mauve How One Man Invented a Color That Changed the World

ISBN-10: 0393323137
ISBN-13: 9780393323139
Edition: 2002
Authors: Simon Garfield
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Description: Mauve is the beguiling story of a man who invented a colour, and in the process transformed the world around him. The book will appeal to anyone interested in popular histories of science, society and fashion.

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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 242
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Mauve is the beguiling story of a man who invented a colour, and in the process transformed the world around him. The book will appeal to anyone interested in popular histories of science, society and fashion.

Simon Garfield is the author of several acclaimed books, including "The End of the Innocence: Britain in the Time of AIDS", winner of the Somerset Maugham Award. He lives in London.

Invention
The Celebrity
Not the Land of Science
Floating in the Air
The Recipe
Hindrance and Synthesis
Mauve Measles
The Terrible Glare
Madder
Poisoning the Clientele
Exploitation
Red Letter Days
Self-destruction
The New Eventuality
Physical Acts
Fingerprints
Author's Note
Acknowledgements
Bibliography
Index

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