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Techniques of the observer

Jonathan Crary

Techniques of the observer

on vision and modernity in the nineteenth century

by Jonathan Crary

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Themes, motives,
  • Art and society,
  • Visual perception,
  • Modern Art,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJonathan Crary
    The Physical Object
    Pagination171 p.
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26883272M
    OCLC/WorldCa26100862

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