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Black

The History of a Color

Black( )
Author: Pastoureau, Michel
ISBN:978-0-691-13930-2
Publication Date:Nov 2008
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Black--favorite color of priests and penitents, artists and ascetics, fashion designers and fascists--has always stood for powerfully opposed ideas: authority and humility, sin and holiness, rebellion and conformity, wealth and poverty, good and bad. In this beautiful and richly illustrated book, the acclaimed author of Blue now tells the fascinating social history of the color black in Europe.

In the beginning was black, Michel Pastoureau tells us. The...
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Book Details
Pages:216
Detailed Subjects: Art / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.36 x 9.36 x 0.952 Inches
Book Weight:2.688 Pounds



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