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Dust

A History of the Small and the Invisible

Dust( )
Author: Amato, Joseph A.
Foreword by: Russell, Jeffrey Burton
Illustrator: Rorer, Abigail
ISBN:978-0-520-23195-5
Publication Date:Dec 2001
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

While the story of the big has often been told, the story of the small has not yet even been outlined. With Dust, Joseph Amato enthralls the reader with the first history of the small and the invisible. Dust is a poetic meditation on how dust has been experienced and the small has been imagined across the ages. Examining a thousand years of Western civilization--from the naturalism of medieval philosophy, to the artistry of the Renaissance, to the scientific and...
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Book Details
Pages:264
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Materials Science / General
Psychology / General
Science / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.435 x 9.048 x 0.617 Inches
Book Weight:0.889 Pounds



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