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    Disenchanted Night: The Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century (Paperback)(English / German) By (author) Wolfgang Schivelbusch, Translated by Angela Davies

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    DescriptionThis text tells the story of the development of artificial light in the 19th century. The book reveals the ways that the technology of artificial light helped forge modern consciousness. It discusses such topics as the political symbolism of street lighting and the rise of nightlife.


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    Title
    Disenchanted Night
    Subtitle
    The Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Wolfgang Schivelbusch, Translated by Angela Davies
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 227
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    German
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780520203549
    ISBN 10: 0520203542
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB, PDX
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: KNBL, JH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26100
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BISAC V2.8: SOC005000, SCI034000
    LC classification: Q
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Abridged Dewey: 509
    B&T Approval Code: A80070000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A31303200
    DC22: 392.36
    DC21: 338.476213109034
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: KNB, NHTB, PDX, JH
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Publisher
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    20 December 1995
    Publication City/Country
    Berkerley
    Review quote
    "A readable, highly personal, often original, and deliberately provocative attempt to integrate the story of artifical light with the history of modern life."--Neil Harris, "Science