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Thumbelina : the culture and technology of millennials

Author: Michel Serres; Daniel W Smith
Publisher: London : Rowman & Littlefield International, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The title of this timely and thought-provoking book, a French bestseller, refers to schoolgirls sending text messages to their friends on their smart phones. Michel Serres, one of France's most important living intellectuals, uses this image to get at something far broader: that humans are formed and shaped by technologies, and that with the advent of computers, smart phones, and the Internet, a new human is being  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Serres; Daniel W Smith
ISBN: 9781783480708 178348070X 9781783480715 1783480718
OCLC Number: 884480371
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: ix, 85 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Thumbelina --
School --
Society.
Other Titles: Petite poucette.
Responsibility: Michel Serres ; translated by Daniel W. Smith.

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This book is an English-language translation of a bestselling book in France that explores the relationship between humans and new technologies.  Read more...

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Here is the characteristic voice of late Serres - by turns searching, mischievous, joyous and enraged. Short, but drawing together arguments that Serres has been developing over five decades, Read more...

 
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