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Author Kang, Minsoo.

Title Sublime dreams of living machines [electronic resource] : the automaton in the European imagination / Minsoo Kang.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 374 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The power of the automaton -- The talking head and the list of wonders -- The man-machine in the world-machine, 1637-1748 -- From the man-machine to the automaton-man, 1748-1793 -- The uncanny automaton, 1789-1833 -- The living machines of the industrial age, 1833-1914 -- The revolt of the robots, 1914-1935.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Robotics -- Popular works.
Robotics -- Europe -- History.
Robots in art -- History.
Popular culture -- Europe -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780674049352 (alk. paper)
9780674059412 (electronic bk.)

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