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Synthetic worlds : nature, art and the chemical industry

Author: Esther Leslie
Publisher: London ; Chicago, IL : Reaktion Books/Univ. Chicago Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Focuses on the remarkable alliance between chemistry and art, taking us from the late eighteenth century to the period immediately following the Second World War. The author offers insights into the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Leslie
ISBN: 9781861892485 1861892489
OCLC Number: 899731896
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 16 cm
Responsibility: Esther Leslie.


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'Her book is filled with sparkling things.' - The Guardian '... a gripping, mostly German history of a 200-year period during which perceptions about the relationship between art and nature were Read more...

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