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Product Description: This comparative study of contemporary artists William Kentridge (born 1955) and Nalini Malani (born 1946) focuses on their use of the shadow play as a medium of memory. Independently of each other, both artists have deployed this centuries-old performative art form in works that are widely considered to be highpoints of their respective careers--works such as Kentridge's installation The Refusal of Time and Malani's video/shadow play In Search of Vanished Blood...read more

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9788881588756 | Charta, September 10, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This comparative study of contemporary artists William Kentridge (born 1955) and Nalini Malani (born 1946) focuses on their use of the shadow play as a medium of memory.

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Product Description: In mid-twentieth century France, the term "social space" ( l'espace social) -- the idea that spatial form and social life are inextricably linked -- emerged in a variety of social science disciplines. Taken up by the French New Left, it also came to inform the practice of urban planning...read more
By Peter Galison (foreword by)

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9780262018791 | Mit Pr, March 22, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In mid-twentieth century France, the term "social space" ( l'espace social) -- the idea that spatial form and social life are inextricably linked -- emerged in a variety of social science disciplines.

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Product Description: William Kentridge’s recent work is situated on the border between art and science: by examining our perception and understanding of time, he reconsiders the creative process. A work in progress in the truest sense, The Refusal of Time continues and deepens the polymorphic, dreamlike, political and humanist body of work developed by Kentridge from his very earliest days as an artist...read more

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9782365110075 | Har/bklt edition (Distributed Art Pub Inc, February 28, 2013), cover price $125.00 | About this edition: William Kentridge’s recent work is situated on the border between art and science: by examining our perception and understanding of time, he reconsiders the creative process.

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9781890951788 | 1 edition (Zone Books, October 31, 2007), cover price $38.95

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The true birth of modern twentieth-century science is traced through the groundbreaking work of these German and French scientists--German theoretical physicist Albert Einstein and Henri Poincaré, a mathematician responsible for mapping time coordinates across continents. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

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9780393020014 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 1, 2003), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Traces the birth of modern twentieth-century science through the work of German theoretical physicist Albert Einstein and Henri Poincarâe, a mathematician responsible for mapping time coordinates across continents.

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9780393326048 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 30, 2004), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Traces the true birth of modern twentieth-century science through the groundbreaking work of German theoretical physicist Albert Einstein and Henri Poincarâe, a mathematician responsible for mapping time coordinates across continents.

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Product Description: First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Mario Biagioli (editor) and Peter Galison (editor)

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9780415942928 | Routledge, December 1, 2002, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: First Published in 2003.

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Product Description: First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Galison (editor), Michael Gordin (editor) and David Kaiser (editor)

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9780415937184 | Routledge, December 1, 2001, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: First Published in 2002.

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Product Description: First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Galison (editor), Michael Gordin (editor) and David Kaiser (editor)

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9780415937160 | Routledge, November 1, 2001, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: First published in 2002.

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Product Description: First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Galison (editor), Micharl Gordin (editor) and David Kaiser (editor)

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9780415937177 | Routledge, November 1, 2001, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: First Published in 2002.

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Product Description: First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Galison (editor), Michael Gordin (editor) and David Kaiser (editor)

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9780415937153 | Routledge, September 1, 2001, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: First Published in 2002.

Product Description: First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Galison (editor), Michael Gordin (editor) and David Kaiser (editor)

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9780415937146 | Routledge, September 1, 2001, cover price $650.00 | About this edition: First published in 2002.

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Product Description: Twenty-five years ago, Gerald Holton's Thematic Origins of Scientific Thought introduced a wide audience to his ideas. Holton argued that from ancient times to the modern period, an astonishing feature of innovative scientific work was its ability to hold, simultaneously, deep and opposite commitments of the most fundamental sort...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Galison (editor), Stephen R. Graubard (editor) and Everett Mendelsohn (editor)

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9780765806734 | Transaction Pub, June 1, 2001, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Twenty-five years ago, Gerald Holton's Thematic Origins of Scientific Thought introduced a wide audience to his ideas.

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Product Description: All technologies differ from one another. They are as varied as humanity's interaction with the physical world. Even people attempting to do the same thing produce multiple technologies. For example, John H. White discovered more than l 1000 patents in the 19th century for locomotive smokestacks...read more
By Peter Galison (editor)

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9780792360377 | Kluwer Academic Pub, December 1, 1999, cover price $319.00

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9780792367420 | Kluwer Academic Pub, December 1, 2000, cover price $239.00 | About this edition: All technologies differ from one another.

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Product Description: How do the spaces in which science is done shape the identity of the scientist and the self-conception of scientific fields? How do the sciences structure the identity of the architect and the practice of architecture in a specific period? And how does the design of spaces such as laboratories, hospitals, and museums affect how the public perceives and interacts with the world of science? The Architecture of Science offers a dazzling set of speculations on these issues by historians of science, architecture, and art; architectural theorists; and sociologists as well as practicing scientists and architects...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Galison (editor) and Emily Thompson (editor)

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9780262071901 | Mit Pr, May 28, 1999, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: How do the spaces in which science is done shape the identity of the scientist and the self-conception of scientific fields?

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9780262526456 | Mit Pr, April 29, 1999, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: How do the spaces in which science is done shape the identity of the scientist and the self-conception of scientific fields?

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Product Description: "I want to get at the blown glass of the early cloud chambers and the oozing noodles of wet nuclear emulsion; to the resounding crack of a high-voltage spark arcing across a high-tension chamber and leaving the lab stinking of ozone; to the silent, darkened room, with row after row of scanners sliding trackballs across projected bubble-chamber images...read more

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9780226279169 | Univ of Chicago Pr, July 1, 1997, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: "I want to get at the blown glass of the early cloud chambers and the oozing noodles of wet nuclear emulsion; to the resounding crack of a high-voltage spark arcing across a high-tension chamber and leaving the lab stinking of ozone; to the silent, darkened room, with row after row of scanners sliding trackballs across projected bubble-chamber images.

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9780226279176 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $64.00 | About this edition: "I want to get at the blown glass of the early cloud chambers and the oozing noodles of wet nuclear emulsion; to the resounding crack of a high-voltage spark arcing across a high-tension chamber and leaving the lab stinking of ozone; to the silent, darkened room, with row after row of scanners sliding trackballs across projected bubble-chamber images.

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Product Description: This book is the first effort to examine the changing nature of research in the physical sciences since World War II - from individuals or small groups to the gigantic team efforts of hundreds of scientists.

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9780804718790, titled "Big Science: The Growth of Large-Scale Research" | Stanford Univ Pr, April 1, 1992, cover price $77.95 | About this edition: This book is the first effort to examine the changing nature of research in the physical sciences since World War II - from individuals or small groups to the gigantic team efforts of hundreds of scientists.

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9780804723350 | Stanford Univ Pr, April 1, 1992, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This book is the first effort to examine the changing nature of research in the physical sciences since World War II - from individuals or small groups to the gigantic team efforts of hundreds of scientists.

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