Disenchanted Night: Industrialization of Light 19th Century - Schivelbusch, Wolfgang, and Schivelbusch, W, and Davies, Angela (Editor)

This 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.

Disenchanted Night: Industrialization of Light 19th Century 1995, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA
German

ISBN-13: 9780520203549

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