A Perfect Red

Author: Amy Butler Greenfield
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061980893
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A Perfect Red recounts the colorful history of cochineal, a legendary red dye that was once one of the world's most precious commodities.

Empires Of The Atlantic World

Author: John Huxtable Elliott
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300123999
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... for America (Philadelphia, 1986) Greenfield, Amy Butler, A Perfect Red. Empire
, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire (New York, 2005) Greven,
Philip J., Four Generations. Population, Land and Family in Colonial Andover,
Massachusetts (Ithaca, NY and London, 1970) Griffin, Clive, The Cromhergers of
Seville. The History of a Printing and Merchant Dynasty (Oxford, 1988) Griffiths,
Nicholas, The Cross and the Serpent. Religious Repression and Resurgence in
Colonial ...

Wahrgenommene Attraktivit T Und Sexuelle Orientierung

Author: Fabian Kirsch
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3658084057
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Gender differences in perception of attractiveness of men and women in bars.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 16, 378–391. doi:10.1177/
0146167290162017 Goren, C. C., Sarty, M., & Wu, P. Y. K. (1975). Visual
following and pattern discrimination of face-like stimulibynewborn infants.
Pediatrics, 56, 544–549. Greenfield, A. B. (2006). A perfect red: Empire,
espionage, and the quest for the color of desire (1st Harper Perennial ed.). New
York City, NY, US: Harper Perennial.

The Materiality Of Color

Author: Andrea Feeser
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351542745
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Amy Butler Greenfield, A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the
Color of Desire (New York: HarperCollins, 2005), 36. Phipps, Cochineal Red, 6.
Twenty shillings made up a pre-decimal pound in money; hence, to buy a ton at
50 pounds = 20 × 50 = 1,000 shillings, or a lifetime of work. Chenciner, Madder
Red, 290. It is beyond the scope of this chapter to delve into the complex history
of madder. For a detailed account of the history, see Chenciner's account. The
color ...

Colors In Fashion

Author: Jonathan Faiers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474273718
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... has required an investigation of the cloth as a “material colored thing.” On the
one hand, the desire for the cloth grew from preexisting color symbolism that
associated certain objects classified as “red” with life-forces and authority. On the
other, the physicality of broadcloth rendered it novel. Made of wool, which readily
took red dyes, of novel colorants such as cochineal, and of a unique texture that
obscured the weave pattern, broadcloth in this part of the world formed the
perfect red.

Chaucer Gower Hoccleve And The Commercial Practices Of Late Fourteenth Century London

Author: Craig E. Bertolet
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317168097
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... its coveted colour had to be imported it was inevitably costly. The red turban
advertised the individual's status as a cosmopolitan man of means with access to
an international trading centre.” Jardine, Worldly Goods: A New History of the
Renaissance (New York, 1996), p. 31. See also, Richard A. Goldthwaite, Wealth
and the Demand for Art in Italy 1300–1600 (Baltimore, 1993); and Amy Butler
Greenfield, A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of
Desire (New ...

Cochineal Red

Author: Elena Phipps
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 1588393615
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4, The Fihres and Fahrics of Antiquity. . . . Leiden, 1956. Greenfield, Amy Butler. A
Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest fior the Color of Desire. New York
, 2005. Hellot, Jean, Pierre Joseph Macquer, and Lepileur d'Apligny. The Art of
Dying H7ool, Silk, and Cotton. London: Printed for R. Baldwin, 1789. Hofenk de
Graaff, Judith. The Colourful Past: Origins, Chemistry, and Identification of Natural
Dyestufis. Riggisberg and London, 2004. Lee, Raymond L. “Cochineal
Production ...


Author: Laura Hillenbrand
ISBN: 9783608948929
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Lupus The Great Pretender

Publisher: Lichtenstein Creative Media
ISBN: 1933644222
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Her latest book is A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color
of Desire. Next up, lupus is known as the great pretender – and with good reason
. With its vast array of possible symptoms, this autoimmune disease
masquerades as any number of illnesses, from multiple sclerosis to thyroid
disorders and cancer. We all know people with lupus. They include the late
newsman Charles Kuralt who died of it, U.S. Olympic skier Jill Furtado, and
Grammy Award-winner, Seal.