Brilliant: the evolution of artificial light

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,
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2010.
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A sweeping history of the human use and invention of artifical light, exploring how changes in the technology of light have affected perceptions of the world and altered the possibilities for life in it.

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9780547055275
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table_of_contents The Earth at night as seen from space -- Lascaux : the first lamp -- Time of dark streets -- Lanterns at sea -- Gaslight -- Towards a more perfect flame -- Life electric -- Incandescence -- Overwhelming brilliance : the White City -- Niagara : long distance light -- New century, last flame -- Gleaming things -- Alone in the dark -- Rural electrification -- Cold light -- Wartime : the return of old night -- Lascaux discovered -- Blackout, 1965 -- Imagining the next grid -- At the mercy of light -- More is less -- The once and future light -- Lascaux revisited.
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