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Wolfgang Schivelbusch Disenchanted Night: The Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century Book

Wolfgang Schivelbusch Disenchanted Night: The Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century Book

Disenchanted Night: The Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century

Wolfgang Schivelbusch tells the story of the development of artificial light in the nineteenth century Not simply a history of a technology, Disenchanted Night revelas the ways that the technology of artificial illumination helped forge modern consciousness In his strikingly illustrated and lively narrative, Schivelbusch discusses a range of subject including the politic Wolfgang Schivelbusch tells the story of the development of artificial light in the nineteenth century Not simply a history of a technology, Disenchanted Night revelas the ways that the technology of artificial illumination helped forge modern consciousness In his strikingly illustrated and lively narrative, Schivelbusch discusses a range of subject including the political symbolism of streetlamps, the rise of nightlife and the shopwindow, and the importance of the salon in bourgeois culture

Title : Disenchanted Night: The Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century
Author :  Wolfgang Schivelbusch
Language : English
Isbn : 0520203542
Format : Paperback
Pages : 227 pages

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