Cover: The Culture of Time and Space, 1880–1918 in PAPERBACK

The Culture of Time and Space, 1880–1918

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PAPERBACK

$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674021693

Publication Date: 11/30/2003

Short

416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

9 halftones

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A brilliant, gutsy essay in intellectual history [on] how thought, technology, art, and politics smashed objective time and bourgeois hierarchies of space.The Nation

No brief summary can do justice to the richness and range of this exciting book, which brims with ideas and insights, evidence and examples, and provides the most comprehensive account of the life of the mind in these crucial decades before the First World War, when so much of our modern world was formed and fashioned. Kern’s command of art and literature, painting and architecture, philosophy and psychology, physics and technology is awesome: he moves from Proust to Picasso, Einstein to Stravinsky, with consummate ease and unquenchable enthusiasm.London Review of Books

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