Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light (Paperback)

The Evolution of Artificial Light

By Jane Brox

Souvenir Press, 9780285640818

Publication Date: March 1, 2012

July 2010 Indie Next List

“These days we take the artificial illumination of our world so much for granted that it is surprising to learn that much of our country was not electrified until well into the last century. Brox looks at the entire history of illumination from the Ice Age forward, explaining not only the development of different lighting technologies through history, but helping us understand what each meant to the people whose lives they so profoundly changed.”
— Dale Szczeblowski, Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA
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