Mauve: How one man Invented a Color That Changed the World [Audiobook] download free by Simon Garfield

Mauve: How one man Invented a Color That Changed the World Audiobook download free by Simon Garfield
  • Listen audiobook: Mauve: How one man Invented a Color That Changed the World
  • Author: Simon Garfield
  • Release date: 2002/2/22
  • Publisher: WW NORTON & CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780393323139
  • Rating: 7.54 of 10
  • Votes: 178
  • Review by: Monroe Sanborn
  • Review rating: 7.73 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/6
  • Duration: 2H58M59S in 256 kbps (48 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-04
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, FLAC, MPEG4, WMA, MP3, AAC (compression RAR, AZW3, EML, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 15M15S (4.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: In 1856 eighteen-year-old English chemist William Perkin accidentally discovered a way to mass-produce color. In a 'witty, erudite, and entertaining' (Esquire) style, Simon Garfield explains how the experimental mishap that produced an odd shade of purple revolutionized fashion, as well as industrial applications of chemistry research. Occasionally honored in certain colleges and chemistry clubs, Perkin until now has been a forgotten man. 'By bringing Perkin into the open and documenting his life and work, Garfield has done a service to history.'-Chicago Tribune '[A]n inviting cocktail of Perkin biography, account of the dye industry and where it led, and social and cultural history up to the present.'-American Scientist 'Garfield leaps gracefully back and forth in time, as comfortable in the Victorian past as he is in the brave new world of petrochemicals and biochemistry.'-Kirkus Reviews starred review. '[T]he delight of this book is seeing parallels to present-day trends.'-'New York Times Book Review
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Art Techniques & Principles, Scientific Equipment, Experiments & Techniques, Fashion & Beauty Industries, Chemistry Books, History Of Science, Distributive Industries, Biography: Science, Technology & Engineering, Popular Science
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.99 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x211x18mm
  • Weight: 200g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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