The Blue is a historical thriller of industrial espionage in the world of 18th century porcelain manufacture. The heroine is a talented artist who wishes to become a serious painter, but, as a woman, that path is blocked to her in England. In Venice it would be a different story, but she doesn't have the money to go there. An unscrupulous nobleman offers to finance her journey to Venice if she accepts a job at a porcelain factory and steals the formula for a stunning new shade of blue...
Posts on January 2020
Applications are now open for this year's Community + Citizen Science Fellows Program
Welcome back! Dive into the new year by checking out some books for the Winter 2020 LSA Great Lakes Theme Semester. January books on display in the Shapiro Lobby highlight the history, culture, ecology, and more of the Great Lakes region!
Applications are now open for the Ralph C. and Mary Lynn Heid Research Fellowships to support research requiring substantial on-site use of our special collections.
In this detailed biography of Napoleon, Polish historian Adam Zamoyski gives us a balanced view of his character: not a hero, but not a villain, either. Zamoyski focuses on Napoleon's formative years and personal life, not so much on the battles, although that is covered as well.
The engineering librarians at the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library are pleased to announce that some engineering textbooks for the Winter 2020 semester are available to you in full text online through Library subscriptions.
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