The secret language of color : science, nature, history, culture, beauty of red, orange, yellow, green, blue & violet /

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by Eckstut, Joann,
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Eckstut, Arielle. Physical details: 240 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm. Subject(s): Color 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [234]-235) and index.

Explores color's countless manifestations, providing insight into such phenomena as the visible spectrum, light absorption and reflection, how humans see color, how vision evolved, the sky, rainbows, colored gems, animal pigmentation, how animals use color to find mates and to protect themselves, and the use of color in human religion, ritual, design, navigation, communication, and personal identity.