'The Anthropology of Turquoise' Host Howard Berkes talks to author Ellen Meloy about her new book, The Anthropology of Turquoise. It's a look at how color and light inform human behavior, and in particular, the color turquoise, which ties together cultures from the American Southwest to ancient Persia and Afghanistan. (Pantheon Books; ISBN: 037540885)
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'The Anthropology of Turquoise'

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Host Howard Berkes talks to author Ellen Meloy about her new book, The Anthropology of Turquoise. It's a look at how color and light inform human behavior, and in particular, the color turquoise, which ties together cultures from the American Southwest to ancient Persia and Afghanistan. (Pantheon Books; ISBN: 037540885)