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Disenchanted Night: The Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Univ of California Pr
Publication date November 1, 1995
Pages 227
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780520203549
ISBN-10 0520203542
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.50 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $30.95
Other format details university press
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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.

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from Univ of California Pr (November 1, 1988)
9780520059030 | details & prices | 5.75 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $85.00
About: Examines the interplay between new and revolutionary technology and nineteenth-century imagination
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With Angela Davies (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Univ of California Pr (November 1, 1995)
9780520203549 | details & prices | 227 pages | 5.50 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $30.95
About: Wolfgang Schivelbusch tells the story of the development of artificial light in the nineteenth century.

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