Glass : from Cinderella's slippers to fiber optics / Ruth G. Kassinger.

Title: 
Glass : from Cinderella's slippers to fiber optics / Ruth G. Kassinger.
Author/Artist: 
Kassinger, Ruth, 1954-
Publisher: 
Brookfield, Conn. : Twenty-First Century Books, c2003.
Description: 
80 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 26 cm.
Bib ID: 
75015
Notes: 
Includes a timeline and glossary.
CMGL object: p.22.
Describes the physical composition and characteristics of glass, and presents glassmaking techniques and the various uses made of glass throughout history.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 76) and index.
Contents: 
Chapt. 1. The beginning of glass --
Chapt. 2. Magical glass --
Chapt. 3. The science of glass --
Chapt. 4. The art of glass containers --
Chapt. 5. Modern glass.
ISBN: 
0761321098 : $25.90
Series: 
Material world
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG objects: 63.1.26, p. 6 -- 53.3.38, p. 38 -- 61.3.135, p. 40 -- 54.3.30, p. 47.