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Mr. Wilson's cabinet of wonder

Author: Lawrence Weschler
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles is the starting point for Weschler's examination of the origins of modern museums, the generative role of pure imagination in both art and science, and the mystifying bases of the authoritative in every field.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: David Hildebrand Wilson; David Hildebrand Wilson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Weschler
ISBN: 0679439986 9780679439981
OCLC Number: 32276080
Notes: Subtitle on jacket: Pronged ants, horned humans, mice on toast, and other marvels of jurassic technology.
Description: 163 pages : illustrations (1 color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Inhaling the spore --
Cerebral growth.
Other Titles: Cabinet of wonder
Responsibility: Lawrence Weschler.
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The Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles is the starting point for Weschler's examination of the origins of modern museums, the generative role of pure imagination in both art and science, and the mystifying bases of the authoritative in every field.

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