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Cabinet No. 21: Electricity [Paperback]

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Electricity manifests itself in every facet of our lives--from the tiny shock received by touching a doorknob to the explosive power of a lightning strike, from the modest Hoover dustbuster to the industrial grandeur of the Hoover Dam. As a force that has given human beings seemingly unlimited power over nature and refashioned our understanding of day and night, and as a metaphor for the social currents flowing among individuals and communities, electricity has been our invisible yet ubiquitous ally in the creation of a contemporary "technological sublime." Cabinet No. 21 includes an interview with Sharon Beder on electricity and modernity in America; Margaret Wertheim on Lichtenberg figures, frozen lightning captured in acrylic blocks; Michael Sanchez on Francisco Salva's shocking proposal for an eighteenth-century human telegraphy system; an interview with Marcello Pera on how a frog triggered a decisive scientific debate between Enlightenment "electricians" Galvani and Volta; an essay on Benjamin Franklin's promotion of Ebenezer Kinnersley's electrified "magical picture"; and a firsthand account by a survivor of multiple lightning strikes. Also Tom Vanderbilt on Stasi scent samples; an interview with Sam Chwat, the foremost accent elimination coach in the United States; and artist projects by Andrea Geyer and Rachel Watson.

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Pages   112
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.8" Width: 7.9" Height: 0.5"
Weight:   1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 2006
Publisher   Cabinet
ISBN  1932698175  
ISBN13  9781932698176  

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