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The Victorian Eye : A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800-1910 / Chris Otter.

Author/Creator:
Otter, Chris author., Author,
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2008]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (392 p.) : 65 halftones
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Lighting -- Political aspects -- Great Britain -- History.
Lighting -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History.
Lighting -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Lighting -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Optical engineering -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Visual perception.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Contents:
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
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 24. Apr 2020)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9780226640785
OCLC:
567944008
Publisher Number:
10.7208/9780226640785 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.