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The Culture of Time and Space, 1880-1918

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Synopsis:

Stephen Kern writes about the sweeping changes in technology and culture between 1880 and World War I that created new modes of understanding and experiencing time and space. To mark the book's twentieth anniversary, Kern provides an illuminating new preface about the breakthrough in interpretive approach that has made this a seminal work in interdisciplinary studies.

About the Author

Stephen Kern is Professor of History at Ohio State University.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. The Nature of Time

2. The Past

3. The Present

4. The Future

5. Speed

6. The Nature of Space

7. Form

8. Distance

9. Direction

10. Temporality of the July Crisis

11. The Cubist War

Conclusion

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674021693
Other:
Kern, Stephen
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Author:
Kern, Stephen
Location:
Cambridge, Mass.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Civilization, Modern
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Modern - 19th Century
Subject:
Technology and civilization
Subject:
Space and time
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Modern - General
Subject:
World History-European History General
Subject:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Copyright:
Edition Description:
With a New Preface
Series Volume:
22
Publication Date:
November 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
9 halftones
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 23 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Stephen Kern writes about the sweeping changes in technology and culture between 1880 and World War I that created new modes of understanding and experiencing time and space. To mark the book's twentieth anniversary, Kern provides an illuminating new preface about the breakthrough in interpretive approach that has made this a seminal work in interdisciplinary studies.
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