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Brilliant : the evolution of artificial light

text Brilliant : the evolution of artificial light

Summary

Documents the role of light in history, tracing how the development of specific innovations had a pivotal influence on social and cultural evolution.

Contents
The Earth at night as seen from space -- Lascaux : the first lamp -- Time of dark streets -- Lanterns at sea -- Gaslight -- Towards a more perfect flame -- Life electric -- Incandescence -- Overwhelming brilliance : the White City -- Niagara : lon... Read more
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360 p. ; 22 cm.
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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TADL-WOOD 621.3209 BRO in Adult Non-fiction Available

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