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Finlay, Victoria Colour
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Victoria Finlay

Colour

€ 20.95

On a journey that takes her from Afghanistan, to the Australian outback, to ancient caves in China, and the saffron harvest in Spain, Victoria Finlay gives an account of the history of colour. Part travelogue, part narrative history, this volume unlocks the history of the colours of the rainbow, and reveals how paints came to be invented, discovered, traded and used. This account remembers a time when red paint was really the colour of blood, when orange was the poison pigment, blue as expensive as gold, and yellow made from the urine of cows force-fed with mangoes. It looks at how green was carried by yaks along the silk road, and how an entire nation was founded on the colour purple.

This book lifts the lid on the historical palette and unearths a wealth of stories about the quest for colours, and our efforts to understand them.

The author:
Victoria Finlay was the Arts Editor for the South China Morning Post for nearly five years before leaving in 1999 to become a freelance writer. She contributes regularly to Hong Kong newspapers and international media and does regular broadcasts for local radio. She was born in England and has lived in Hong Kong since 1991.

Text in English

Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
Januari 2003
371 gram
198 x 129 x 34 mm
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