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The Victorian eye [[electronic resource] ] : a political history of light and vision in Britain, 1800-1910 / / Chris Otter
The Victorian eye [[electronic resource] ] : a political history of light and vision in Britain, 1800-1910 / / Chris Otter
Autore Otter Chris
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2008
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (393 p.)
Disciplina 303.48/3
Soggetto topico Lighting - Great Britain - History - 19th century
Lighting - Great Britain - History - 20th century
Lighting - Social aspects - Great Britain - History
Lighting - Political aspects - Great Britain - History
Optical engineering - Great Britain - History - 19th century
Visual perception
Soggetto genere / forma Electronic books.
ISBN 1-281-96612-6
9786611966126
0-226-64078-7
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Frontmatter -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Light, Vision, and Power -- 1. The Victorian Eye: The Physiology, Sociology, and Spatiality of Vision, 1800-1900 -- 2. Oligoptic Engineering: Light and the Victorian City -- 3. The Age of Inspectability: Vision, Space, and the Victorian City -- 4. The Government of Light: Gasworks, Gaslight, and Photometry -- 5. Technologies of Illumination, 1870-1910 -- 6. Securing Perception: Assembling Electricity Networks -- Conclusion: Patterns of Perception -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910454449403321
Otter Chris  
Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2008
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
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The Victorian eye [[electronic resource] ] : a political history of light and vision in Britain, 1800-1910 / / Chris Otter
The Victorian eye [[electronic resource] ] : a political history of light and vision in Britain, 1800-1910 / / Chris Otter
Autore Otter Chris (Christopher James)
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2008
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (393 p.)
Disciplina 303.48/3
Soggetto topico Lighting - Great Britain - History - 19th century
Lighting - Great Britain - History - 20th century
Lighting - Social aspects - Great Britain - History
Lighting - Political aspects - Great Britain - History
Optical engineering - Great Britain - History - 19th century
Visual perception
Soggetto non controllato light, vision, england, britain, victorian, gaslight, electricity, government, surveillance, power, control, illumination, perception, technology, lighting, urban design, administration, transportation, reading, freedom, liberty, liberation, liberalism, visual culture, urbanization, optical engineering, inspection, space, architecture, housing, class, gender, networks, photometry, gasworks, history, nonfiction, science
ISBN 1-281-96612-6
9786611966126
0-226-64078-7
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Frontmatter -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Light, Vision, and Power -- 1. The Victorian Eye: The Physiology, Sociology, and Spatiality of Vision, 1800-1900 -- 2. Oligoptic Engineering: Light and the Victorian City -- 3. The Age of Inspectability: Vision, Space, and the Victorian City -- 4. The Government of Light: Gasworks, Gaslight, and Photometry -- 5. Technologies of Illumination, 1870-1910 -- 6. Securing Perception: Assembling Electricity Networks -- Conclusion: Patterns of Perception -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910782455803321
Otter Chris (Christopher James)  
Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2008
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
Opac: Controlla la disponibilità qui
The Victorian eye [[electronic resource] ] : a political history of light and vision in Britain, 1800-1910 / / Chris Otter
The Victorian eye [[electronic resource] ] : a political history of light and vision in Britain, 1800-1910 / / Chris Otter
Autore Otter Chris (Christopher James)
Pubbl/distr/stampa Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2008
Descrizione fisica 1 online resource (393 p.)
Disciplina 303.48/3
Soggetto topico Lighting - Great Britain - History - 19th century
Lighting - Great Britain - History - 20th century
Lighting - Social aspects - Great Britain - History
Lighting - Political aspects - Great Britain - History
Optical engineering - Great Britain - History - 19th century
Visual perception
Soggetto non controllato light, vision, england, britain, victorian, gaslight, electricity, government, surveillance, power, control, illumination, perception, technology, lighting, urban design, administration, transportation, reading, freedom, liberty, liberation, liberalism, visual culture, urbanization, optical engineering, inspection, space, architecture, housing, class, gender, networks, photometry, gasworks, history, nonfiction, science
ISBN 1-281-96612-6
9786611966126
0-226-64078-7
Formato Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione eng
Nota di contenuto Frontmatter -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Light, Vision, and Power -- 1. The Victorian Eye: The Physiology, Sociology, and Spatiality of Vision, 1800-1900 -- 2. Oligoptic Engineering: Light and the Victorian City -- 3. The Age of Inspectability: Vision, Space, and the Victorian City -- 4. The Government of Light: Gasworks, Gaslight, and Photometry -- 5. Technologies of Illumination, 1870-1910 -- 6. Securing Perception: Assembling Electricity Networks -- Conclusion: Patterns of Perception -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Record Nr. UNINA-9910822061503321
Otter Chris (Christopher James)  
Chicago, : University of Chicago Press, 2008
Materiale a stampa
Lo trovi qui: Univ. Federico II
Opac: Controlla la disponibilità qui