River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West [Audiobook] download free by Rebecca Solnit

River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West Audiobook download free by Rebecca Solnit
  • Listen audiobook: River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West
  • Author: Rebecca Solnit
  • Release date: 2004/6/8
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9780142004104
  • Rating: 8.44 of 10
  • Votes: 236
  • Review by: Ronnie Willingham
  • Review rating: 9.22 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/23
  • Duration: 3H57M31S in 256 kbps (64 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-24
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC, MPEG4, Shorten, MP3, WMA (compression TGZ, CBR, RAR, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 24M11S (6.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The world as we know it today began in California in the late 1800s, and Eadweard Muybridge had a lot to do with it. This striking assertion is at the heart of Rebecca Solnit's new book, which weaves together biography, history, and fascinating insights into art and technology to create a boldly original portrait of America on the threshold of modernity. The story of Muybridge-who in 1872 succeeded in capturing high-speed motion photographically-becomes a lens for a larger story about the acceleration and industrialization of everyday life. Solnit shows how the peculiar freedoms and opportunities of post-Civil War California led directly to the two industries-Hollywood and Silicon Valley-that have most powerfully defined contemporary society.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Arts & Entertainment, Social & Cultural History, History Of The Americas, Individual Actors & Performers, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Films, Cinema
  • Download servers: Uploaded, Degoo, Dropbox, FreakShare, Microsoft OneDrive. Compressed in TGZ, CBR, RAR, ZIP
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.40 USD
  • Dimensions: 137x211x18mm
  • Weight: 249g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, NY, United States

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