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Bodies/machines / edited by Iwan Rhys Morus



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Titolo: Bodies/machines / edited by Iwan Rhys Morus
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Pubblicazione: Oxford ; New York : BERG, 2002
Estensione: 1 online resource (xi, 251 pages) : illustrations
Tipo formato: computer
Tipo contenuto: text
Tipo supporto: online resource
Disciplina: 620.8/2
Genere/Forma: Electronic books
History
Classificazione: 54.72
54.01
Classificazione LOC: TA166 .B618 2002eb
Creatori/Collaboratori: Morus, Iwan Rhys, , 1964-
Contenuto supplementare: Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-245) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 'A Great and Difficult Thing'; 3 England and the Machinery of Reason 1780 to 1830; 4 The Governor and the Telegraph; 5 A Grand and Universal Panacea; 6 'Instruments to Lay Hold of Spirits'; 7 Spot-watching, Bodily Postures and the 'Practised Eye'; 8 Bodies, Machines and Noise; Select Bibliography; Index.
Restrizioni accesso: Access is restricted to users affiliated with licensed institutions.
Restrictions unspecified
Sommario/riassunto: From reanimating dead bodies with electricity, through to the use of machines to render hysterics and the insane fit for reintroduction into society, this book conveys the dark truths behind our relationship with machines.
Eiproduzione: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Requisiti sistema: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note d'azione: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
ISBN: 9781845208769
1845208765
1859736904
1859736955
9781859736906
9781859736951
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 005703620
Localizzazioni e accesso elettronico https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/nyulibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=554588
Collocazione: Electronic access
Lo trovi qui: New York University
Altra ed. diverso supporto: Print version: Bodies/machines. Oxford ; New York : BERG, 2002 9781859736906 (DLC) 2002007246 (OCoLC)49799481