Diverse and wide-ranging, the essays collected here examine nineteenth-century visual culture as European culture redefined itself, embracing political and social change yet expressing tensions and anxieties about modernity. Scholars of history, art, the history of science and literature combine forces to investigate the role of visual representation by looking at changing ideas expressed in representations of science, technology, politics, and culture in advertising, art, periodicals, and novels.ENPC, aquot;Conferences sur la photographie par M.A[lphonse] Davanne, aquot; lithographed text, 1883 (Fonds ancien, ... For a description of the process, see Gordon Baldwin, Looking at Photographs: A Guide to Technical Terms (Los ... F. da Kranakis provides an in-depth comparative study of the development of suspension bridge technology in Constructing a Bridge: An Exploration of Engineering Culture.
|Title||:||Visions of the Industrial Age, 1830-1914|
|Author||:||Minsoo Kang, Amy Woodson-Boulton|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing Company - 2008|