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Polar inertia

Author: Paul Virilio
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2000.
Series: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paul Virilio shows how technology has made inertia the defining condition of modernity. He argues that the real time of action at a distance through telecommunication has replaced the real space of immediate action.
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Virilio, Paul.
Polar inertia.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2000
(DLC) 99075723
(OCoLC)45066375
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Virilio
ISBN: 9781848609563 1848609566 0761958029 9780761958024 0761958037 9780761958031 9781446218099 1446218090
OCLC Number: 48138161
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (103 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Indirect LightThe Last VehicleKinematic OpticsEnvironment ControlPolar Inertia
Series Title: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered)
Other Titles: Inertie polaire.
Responsibility: Paul Virilio ; translated by Patrick Camiller.
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