Artificial Light: Its Influence upon Civilization
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Artificial Light: Its Influence upon Civilization

By Matthew Luckiesh
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Table of Contents
  • The Century Books of Useful Science
  • Artificial Light
    • ITS INFLUENCE UPON CIVILIZATION
      • BY
    • BY
    • M. LUCKIESH
      • DIRECTOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE. NELA RESEARCH LABORATORY, NATIONAL LAMP WORKS OF GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY Author of "Color and Its Applications," "Light and Shade and Their Applications," "The Lighting Art," "The Language of Color," etc.
        • ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS
        • NEW YORK THE CENTURY CO. 1920
      • ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS
      • NEW YORK THE CENTURY CO. 1920
    • DIRECTOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE. NELA RESEARCH LABORATORY, NATIONAL LAMP WORKS OF GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY Author of "Color and Its Applications," "Light and Shade and Their Applications," "The Lighting Art," "The Language of Color," etc.
      • ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS
      • NEW YORK THE CENTURY CO. 1920
    • ILLUSTRATED WITH PHOTOGRAPHS
    • NEW YORK THE CENTURY CO. 1920
    • PREFACE
    • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
    • CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • ARTIFICIAL LIGHT
    • I
    • LIGHT AND PROGRESS
    • II
    • THE ART OF MAKING FIRE
    • III
    • PRIMITIVE LIGHT-SOURCES
    • IV
    • THE CEREMONIAL USE OF LIGHT
    • V
    • OIL-LAMPS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
    • VI
    • EARLY GAS-LIGHTING
    • VII
    • THE SCIENCE OF LIGHT-PRODUCTION
    • VIII
    • MODERN GAS-LIGHTING
    • IX
    • THE ELECTRIC ARCS
    • X
    • THE ELECTRIC INCANDESCENT FILAMENT LAMPS
    • XI
    • THE LIGHT OF THE FUTURE
    • XII
    • LIGHTING THE STREETS
    • XIII
    • LIGHTHOUSES
    • XIV
    • ARTIFICIAL LIGHT IN WARFARE
    • XV
    • SIGNALING
    • XVI
    • THE COST OF LIGHT
    • XVII
    • LIGHT AND SAFETY
    • XVIII
    • THE COST OF LIVING
    • XIX
    • ARTIFICIAL LIGHT AND CHEMISTRY
    • XX
    • LIGHT AND HEALTH
    • XXI
    • MODIFYING ARTIFICIAL LIGHT
    • XXII
    • SPECTACULAR LIGHTING
    • XXIII
    • THE EXPRESSIVENESS OF LIGHT
    • XXIV
    • LIGHTING THE HOME
    • XXV
    • LIGHTING—A FINE ART?
    • READING REFERENCES
    • INDEX
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