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Blue

The History of a Color

Blue( )
Author: Pastoureau, Michel
ISBN:978-0-691-09050-4
Publication Date:Oct 2001
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

A beautifully illustrated visual and cultural history of the color blue throughout the ages

Blue has had a long and topsy-turvy history in the Western world. The ancient Greeks scorned it as ugly and barbaric, but most Americans and Europeans now cite it as their favorite color. In this fascinating history, the renowned medievalist Michel Pastoureau traces the changing meanings of blue from its rare appearance in prehistoric art to its international ubiquity today.

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Book Details
Pages:216
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Applied Psychology
Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.915 x 9.411 Inches
Book Weight:2.688 Pounds



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