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Author LinkBogard, Paul,1966-
Title LinkThe end of night : searching for natural darkness in an age of artificial light / Paul Bogard.
Edition First edition.
Distribution New York : Little, Brown, and Company, 2013.
Description ix, 325 pages :  illustrations ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-312) and index.
Contents 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 LinkLight pollution.
LinkNight -- Psychological aspects.
LinkLighting -- Physiological aspects.
LinkLighting -- Social aspects.

System Number 000671706
ISBN Link9780316182904 (hbk.)
Link0316182907 (hbk.)

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