A History of Color

The Evolution of Theories of Light and Color

Authors: Crone, Robert A.

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This is the first comprehensive text on the history of color theories since Halbertsma's book of 1947. Color is discussed in close connection with the evolution of ideas of light and vision. The book has chapters on the ancient Greek ideas of vision and color; on the contributions of Arabic science; on the Scientific Revolution from Kepler to Newton; on the early history of the three-color hypothesis; on the trichromatic theory and defective color vision; and on Goethe's, Schopenhauer's and Hering's theories. New understanding of the structure and functions of the retina and the brain finally results in the modern science of color vision.
A History of Color has been written for ophthalmologists, optometrists and others who are interested in visual science and its history. The book requires no specialized knowledge.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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eBook 91,62 €
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Softcover 114,39 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
A History of Color
Book Subtitle
The Evolution of Theories of Light and Color
Authors
Copyright
1999
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-0870-9
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-0870-9
Softcover ISBN
978-94-015-3941-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
292
Number of Illustrations and Tables
29 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
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