A History of Pre-Cinema

Edited by Stephen Herbert

Introduction by Stephen Herbert

© 2000 – Routledge

1,056 pages

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Hardback: 9780415211475
pub: 1999-11-10
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About the Book

This set collects together for the first time rare and scattered material on the history of pre-cinema. It includes articles on stereoscopic photography; the use of kaleidoscopes; optical illusions; theatre design; magic lanterns and mirrors; shadow theatre, and much more. The articles are taken from sources such as The Magazine of Science, The Art Journal, The British Journal of Photography, Scientific American, American Journal of Science and Arts, and The Mirror.

About the Series

Routledge Library of Media and Cultural Studies

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies