A Perfect Red

Author: Amy Butler Greenfield
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061980893
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A Perfect Red recounts the colorful history of cochineal, a legendary red dye that was once one of the world's most precious commodities.

Empires Of The Atlantic World

Author: John Huxtable Elliott
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300123999
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... for America (Philadelphia, 1986) Greenfield, Amy Butler, A Perfect Red. Empire
, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire (New York, 2005) Greven,
Philip J., Four Generations. Population, Land and Family in Colonial Andover,
Massachusetts (Ithaca, NY and London, 1970) Griffin, Clive, The Cromhergers of
Seville. The History of a Printing and Merchant Dynasty (Oxford, 1988) Griffiths,
Nicholas, The Cross and the Serpent. Religious Repression and Resurgence in
Colonial ...

Lupus The Great Pretender

Publisher: Lichtenstein Creative Media
ISBN: 1933644222
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Her latest book is A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color
of Desire. Next up, lupus is known as the great pretender – and with good reason
. With its vast array of possible symptoms, this autoimmune disease
masquerades as any number of illnesses, from multiple sclerosis to thyroid
disorders and cancer. We all know people with lupus. They include the late
newsman Charles Kuralt who died of it, U.S. Olympic skier Jill Furtado, and
Grammy Award-winner, Seal.

American Entomologist

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BOOK REVIEWS A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color
of Desire Amy Butler Greenfield Harper Collins, New York 2005, 261 pp. Price:
$26.95 (hardcover), ISBN 0-06-052275-5 This book is advertised as a search for
the "elusive" brilliant red dye. The dust jacket describes piracy, espionage, and
war as being elements of this story. Initially, that sounded like a romanticized
exaggeration (particularly as the book begins rather slowly), but it is not. Woven
into the ...