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Blum, Edward J., and Paul Harvey. The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2014. BR 515 B59 2012

Chirimuuta, M. Outside Color: Perceptual Science and the Puzzle of Color in Philosophy. Cambridge, MA: MIT press, 2015. B 105 C455 C45 2015. Also available as an ebook

Doran, Sabine. The Culture of Yellow, or, the Visual Politics of Late Modernity. New York: Bloomsbury, 2013. NX 650 C676 D67 2013. Also available as an ebook

Dugas, Daniel. L’esprit du temps / The Spirit of the Time. Sudbury, ON: Prise de Parole, 2015. PS 9557 U325 E87 2015

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Blaszczyk, Regina Lee. The Color Revolution. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2012. TS 171.4 B57 2012. Also available as an ebook

Finlay, Victoria. The Brilliant History of Color in Art. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2014. N 7432.7 F56 2014

Gunther, Leon. The Physics of Music and Color. New York: Springer, 2012. Ebook

Nunn, Erich. Sounding the Color Line: Music and Race in the Southern Imagination. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2015. ML 3551 N86 2015. Also available as an ebook

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Anievas, Alexander, Nivi Manchanda, and Robbie Shilliam, eds. Race and Racism in International Relations: Confronting the Global Colour Line. New York: Routledge, 2015. JZ 1251 R34 2015. Also available as an ebook

Bay, Mia, and Ann Fabian, eds. Race and Retail: Consumption Across the Color Line. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2015. HF 5429.3 R28 2015

Beamon, Krystal, and Chris M. Messer. The Enduring Color Line in U.S. Athletics. New York: Routledge, 2014. GV 706.32 B43 2014

Bergo, Bettina, and Tracey Nicholls, eds. “I Don't See Color”: Personal and Critical Perspectives on White Privilege. University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2015. HT 1575 I22 2015

Biggam, C. P. The Semantics of Colour: A Historical Approach. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2015. P 305.19 C64 B54 2015

Jablonski, Nina G. Living Color: The Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2012. GN 197 J34 2012. Also available as an ebook

Kernell, Daniel. Colours and Colour Vision: An Introductory Survey. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. QP 483 K47 2016. Also available as an ebook

Neville, Helen A., Miguel E. Gallardo, and Derald Wing Sue, eds. The Myth of Racial Color Blindness: Manifestations, Dynamics, and Impact. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2016. E 184 A1 M98 2016. Also available as an ebook

Norwood, Kimberly Jade, ed. Color Matters: Skin Tone Bias and the Myth of a Post-Racial America. New York: Routledge, 2014. E 185.625 C646 2014

Pastoureau, Michel. The Colours of Our Memories. Cambridge, UK: Polity, 2012. BF 789 C7 P36513 2012

Pastoureau, Michel. Green: The History of a Color. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014. BF 789 C7 P39513 2014

Wilder, JeffriAnne. Color Stories: Black Women and Colorism in the 21st Century. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2015. E 185.86 W51 2015. Also available as an ebook

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Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome, ed. Prismatic Ecology: Ecotheory Beyond Green. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. BD 581 P745 2013. Also available as an ebook

Diamond, Judy, and Alan B. Bond. Concealing Coloration in Animals. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013. QL 767 D53 2013. Also available as an ebook

Howse, Philip. Seeing Butterflies: New Perspectives on Colour, Pattern & Mimicry. Berkshire, UK: Papadakis, 2014. QL 562.2 H695 2014

Kane, Carolyn L. Chromatic Algorithms: Synthetic Color, Computer Art, and Aesthetics after Code. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2014. ND 1489 K36 2014

Orna, Mary Virginia. The Chemical History of Color. New York: Springer, 2013. QD 495 O76 2013. Also available as an ebook

Wilson, Robin. Four Colors Suffice: How the Map Problem Was Solved. Revised Color Edition. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013. QA 612.19 W54 2014