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Harvey, J. R. (John Robert)
The story of black / John Harvey
London : Reaktion Books, 2013
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 3rd Floor  BF789.C7 H37 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Black
Symbolism of colors
Black in art
Black -- Folklore
Blacks -- Race identity
Physical Description 336 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 326-328) and index
This text provides an exploration of black, following our ambiguous relationship with this most 'accursed' of colours throughout cultures worldwide. The book asks whether black is in fact a colour at all, and also describes the use and meaning of black in art, literature, issues of race, advertising, and popular culture

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