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Colors of History : How Colors Shaped the World - by Clive Gifford (Hardcover)
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Why did Roman emperors wear purple? Which color is made from crushed beetles? What green pigment might be used to build super-fast computers of the future? Find out the answers to these and many more questions in this vibrant exploration of the stories behind different colors, and the roles they've played throughout history. From black to white, and all the colors in between, every shade has a story to tell. Each color group is introduced with a stunning and interpretive double-page spread illustration, followed by illustrated entries exploring the ‘colorful’ history of particular shades. With vivid, thought-provoking illustrations and engaging bite-sized text, this book is a feast for the eyes and the mind, ready to enthral budding artists and historians alike.
Number of Pages: 64
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher: Motorbooks Intl
Age Range: Teen
Author: Clive Gifford
Street Date: April 19, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-5990
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