River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West

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"Solnit's best book so far" ("Chicago Tribune") is a boldly original portraitof the proto-inventor of motion pictures. The story of Muybridge--who in 1872succeeded in capturing high-speed motion photographically--becomes a lens fora larger story about the acceleration and industrialization of everyday life.320 pp.

River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West 2004, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780142004104

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River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West 2003, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670031764

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