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Disenchanted night the industrialisation of light in the nineteenth century by Wolfgang Schivelbusch

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Published by Berg in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Lighting -- Social aspects.,
  • Street lighting -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Industrialization -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Lamps -- History -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementWolfgang Schivelbusch ; translated from the German by Angela Davies.
LC ClassificationsGT440 .S3613x 1988b
The Physical Object
Pagination227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2246333M
ISBN 100854961917
LC Control Number89120818

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