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Kang, Minsoo
Sublime dreams of living machines : the automaton in the European imagination / Minsoo Kang
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  TJ211.15 .K36 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Robotics -- Popular works
Robotics -- Europe -- History
Robots in art -- History
Popular culture -- Europe -- History
Physical Description x, 374 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-361) 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

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