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Holographic Visions : a History of New Science.

Author: Sean Johnston
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, UK, 2006.
Series: H. Spencer Lecture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a unique history of how the new science of holography developed intellectually, socially and culturally. Based on unprecedented interviews with pioneer holographers and archival research, it shows how this far-reaching subject is a potent example of how science, technology, art and wider culture are entwined in the modern world. - ;Holography exploded on the scientific world in 1964, but its slow fuse had  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Johnston
ISBN: 9780191513886 0191513881
OCLC Number: 437109030
Description: 1 online resource (541 pages).
Contents: Contents; List of Figures; Acronyms; 1. Introduction: Seeking Coherence; PART I: CREATING A SUBJECT; PART II: CREATING A MEDIUM; PART III: CREATING AN IDENTITY; PART IV: CREATING A MARKET; Bibliography; Appendix; Index.
Series Title: H. Spencer Lecture.
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This is a unique history of how the new science of holography developed intellectually, socially and culturally. Based on unprecedented interviews with pioneer holographers and archival research, it shows how this far-reaching subject is a potent example of how science, technology, art and wider culture are entwined in the modern world. - ;Holography exploded on the scientific world in 1964, but its slow fuse had been burning much longer. Over the next four decades, the echoes of that explosion reached scientists, engineers, artists and popular culture. Emerging from classified military resear.

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