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Mauve: How One Man Invented a Color That Changed the World

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Born of a laboratory accident, mauve--this odd shade of purple--revolutionized fashion, industry, and the practice of science. Mauve became the most desirable shade in the fashion houses of Paris and London in the late 1800s and sparked new interest in the industrial applications of chemistry research. of color illustrations. Hide synopsis

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msjrn8

My Favorite Color

by msjrn8 on Feb 23, 2014

How could I not love a book all about its discovery? What an intriguing story.

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