Mirror Mirror: A History of the Human Love Affair With Reflection
ISBN 0-465-05470-6 (404 pages)
Pendergrast attempts to cover the history of mirrors and other reflective, refractive or transparent materials and objects. He begins in antiquity, citing references as old as 6200 to 4500 BCE. He continues the thread to today, including space investigations, X-rays and kaleidoscopes.