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La naissance d’une nouvelle traditiontrans. Ashanka rated it it was amazing Taakes 29, Siegfried Giedion’s extraordinary, encyclopedic book traces the various ways in which, for better and for worse, mechanization has assumed control of our lives, from modern systems of hygiene and waste management, to agricultural production, fashion and beyond. A Documentary Anthologyed. Read parts of this for my diss.

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All three authors lived in New York at the time of writing the statement; intended for publication in a volume planned taes the American Abstract Artists which never appeared. Many people have wondered what mechanization is doing to man; nobody yet has investigated, documented, and illustrated the question to the extent of this enormous and fascinating book.


Ivan rated it really liked it Feb 15, Refresh and try again. He tends to drift into wackier subjects as part of his larger th This is one of those wacky works of history giecion charm lies in the author’s insane dedication to his topic, shades of Cpmmand “Arcades Project”, or pretty much anything Braudel did. Tiffany Funk rated it it was amazing Jan 14, It offers fascinating insights into the intersection between mechanization and the imagination, as manifested in literature and the visual arts.

Joshua rated it liked tzkes Mar 18, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A bit dated, but still useful. Isidro Puig Boada, Barcelona: Over the last years mechanization has moved from being a marginal marvel, of interest to scientists and tinkerers, to the dominant condition of modern society and economy, so much so that it’s now easy to imagine a future where mechanization even enters into the human mind and body.

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