Black: The History of a Color - Pastoureau, Michel, Professor

Black--favorite color of priests and penitents, artists and ascetics, fashion designers and fascists--has always stood for powerfully opposed ideas: authority and humility, sin and holiness, rebellion and conformity, wealth and poverty, good and bad. In this beautiful and richly illustrated book, the acclaimed author of "Blue" now tells the ...

Black: The History of a Color 2008, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691139302