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Title:
The end of night : searching for natural darkness in an age of artificial light
Author:
Bogard, Paul, 1966-
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Little, Brown, and Company, c2013.
Physical Description:
ix, 325 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
Describes how ever-present, modern artificial lights have changed the way humans experience darkness and bemoans the fact that the primal dark sky can no longer influence science and art.
Language:
English
Contents:
From a starry night to a streetlight -- Tales from two cities -- Light that blinds, fear that enlightens -- Body, sleep, and dreams -- The ecology of darkness -- Know darkness -- Come together -- The maps of possibility -- The darkest places.
ISBN:
9780316182904
Format :
Book

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