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Dyes: From Sea Snails to Synthetics

by Ruth Kassinger

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0761321128, Library Binding)

Explains how dyes were developed, how they have been used throughout history and discusses the history and folklore surrounding different colors.

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Explains how dyes were developed, how they have been used throughout history and discusses the history and folklore surrounding different colors. People have been making textiles since around 6000 B.C. In time they learned to use plant and animal materials to dye them. In Dyes: from Sea Snails to Synthetics, Kassinger covers the history of dyes from early times to the present. She also relates some of the myths associated with dyes and explains the science behind their production and use. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.… (more)

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