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The Resource Black : the history of a color, Michel Pastoureau

Black : the history of a color, Michel Pastoureau

Label
Black : the history of a color
Title
Black
Title remainder
the history of a color
Statement of responsibility
Michel Pastoureau
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pastoureau, Michel
Dewey number
155.9/1145
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF789.C7
LC item number
P3813 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Black
  • Color
  • Color
  • Symbolism of colors
  • Black in art
Label
Black : the history of a color, Michel Pastoureau
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-210)
Contents
In the beginning was black : from the beginning to the year 1000 -- Mythologies of darkness -- From darkness to colors -- From palette to lexicon -- Death and its color -- The black bird -- Black, white, red -- In the devil's palette : tenth to thirteenth centuries -- The devil and his images -- The devil and his colors -- A disturbing bestiary -- To dispel the darkness -- The monk's quarrel: white versus black -- A new color order: the coat of arms -- Who was the black knight? -- A fashionable color : Fourteenth to sixteenth centuries -- The colors of the skin -- The Christianization of dark skin -- Jesus with the dyer -- Dyeing in black -- The color's moral code -- The luxury of princes -- The gray of hope -- The birth of the world in black and white : sixteenth to eighteenth centuries -- Ink and paper -- Color in black and white -- Hachures and guillochures -- The color war -- The Protestant dress code -- A very somber century -- The return of the devil -- New speculations, new classifications -- A new order of colors -- All the colors of black : eighteenth to twenty-first centuries -- The triumph of color -- The age of enlightenment -- The poetics of melancholy -- The age of coal and factories -- Regarding images -- A modern color -- A dangerous color?
Control code
ocn231587317
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
English language ed.
Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9780691139302
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008025145
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o231587317
  • (OCoLC)231587317
Label
Black : the history of a color, Michel Pastoureau
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-210)
Contents
In the beginning was black : from the beginning to the year 1000 -- Mythologies of darkness -- From darkness to colors -- From palette to lexicon -- Death and its color -- The black bird -- Black, white, red -- In the devil's palette : tenth to thirteenth centuries -- The devil and his images -- The devil and his colors -- A disturbing bestiary -- To dispel the darkness -- The monk's quarrel: white versus black -- A new color order: the coat of arms -- Who was the black knight? -- A fashionable color : Fourteenth to sixteenth centuries -- The colors of the skin -- The Christianization of dark skin -- Jesus with the dyer -- Dyeing in black -- The color's moral code -- The luxury of princes -- The gray of hope -- The birth of the world in black and white : sixteenth to eighteenth centuries -- Ink and paper -- Color in black and white -- Hachures and guillochures -- The color war -- The Protestant dress code -- A very somber century -- The return of the devil -- New speculations, new classifications -- A new order of colors -- All the colors of black : eighteenth to twenty-first centuries -- The triumph of color -- The age of enlightenment -- The poetics of melancholy -- The age of coal and factories -- Regarding images -- A modern color -- A dangerous color?
Control code
ocn231587317
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
English language ed.
Extent
210 p.
Isbn
9780691139302
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008025145
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o231587317
  • (OCoLC)231587317

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