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Description - Blue by Michel Pastoureau

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 Pastou

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691181363
ISBN-10: 0691181365
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 229mm x mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 16-Feb-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michel Pastoureau

Michel Pastoureau is a historian and emeritus director of studies at the �cole Pratique des Hautes �tudes de la Sorbonne in Paris. A specialist in the history of colors, symbols, and heraldry, he is the author of many books, including Red, Green, and Black (all Princeton) and The Devil's Cloth: A History of Stripes. His books have been translated into more than thirty languages.

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