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Author Bogard, Paul, 1966-

Title The end of night : searching for natural darkness in an age of artificial light / Paul Bogard.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown, and Company, 2013.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  551.56 B674    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description ix, 325 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-312) and index.
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.
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.
Subject Light pollution.
Night -- Psychological aspects.
Lighting -- Physiological aspects.
Lighting -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9780316182904 (hbk.)
0316182907 (hbk.)

 
    
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