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Chemistry - Inorganic Chemistry | The Chemical History of Color

The Chemical History of Color

Orna, Mary Virginia

2013, XIV, 153 p. 64 illus., 25 illus. in color.

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  • This "Brief" describes the chemical view of color from antiquity to the present day
In this brief, Mary Virginia Orna details the history of color from the chemical point of view. Beginning with the first recorded uses of color and ending in the development of our modern chemical industry, this rich yet concise exposition shows us how color pervades every aspect of our lives. Our consciousness, our perceptions, our useful appliances and tools, our playthings, our entertainment, our health, and our diagnostic apparatus – all involve color and are based in no small part on chemistry.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Color Chemistry - Color and Society - Color in Antiquity - Color in Chemical Industry - Color of Hydrogen Spectra

Related subjects » History & Philosophical Foundations of Physics - Inorganic Chemistry - Optics & Lasers

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