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Biology and the human sciences.

Author: John William Sutton Pringle
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1972.
Series: Herbert spencer lectures, 1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John William Sutton Pringle
ISBN: 0198571224 9780198571223
OCLC Number: 301715608
Description: 139 pages
Contents: 1. Introduction ; Part A: Creating a Subject ; 2. Wavefront reconstruction in Britain and beyond ; 3. Wave photography in the Soviet Union ; 4. Lensless photography in America ; 5. Constructing holography ; Part B: Creating a Medium ; 6. Early exploitation ; 7. Technology of the sublime: the versatile hologram ; Part C: Creating an Identity ; 8. Defining the scientific holographer ; 9. Culture and counterculture: the artisanal holographer ; 10. Aesthetic holographers and their art ; 11. Building holographic communities ; Part D: Creating a Market ; 12. Commercialisation and ubiquity ; 13. The hologram and popular culture ; 14. Conclusion: creative visions ; Bibliography ; Appendix
Series Title: Herbert spencer lectures, 1970.

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A socio-historiographic approach that occasionally stretches the material, but which nonetheless is a fascinating and insightful review of almost 60 years of holography. * Holography News, June 2006 Read more...

 
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