The Resource Devices of curiosity : early cinema and popular science, Oliver Gaycken

Devices of curiosity : early cinema and popular science, Oliver Gaycken

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Devices of curiosity : early cinema and popular science
Title
Devices of curiosity
Title remainder
early cinema and popular science
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Oliver Gaycken
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Language
eng
Summary
'Devices of Curiosity' excavates a largely unknown genre of early cinema, the popular-science film. Primarily a work of cinema history, it also draws on the insights of the history of science. Beginning around 1903, a variety of producers made films about scientific topics for general audiences, inspired by a vision of cinema as an educational medium. This book traces the development of popular-science films over the first half of the silent era, from its beginnings in England to its flourishing in France around 1910
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Gaycken, Oliver
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.S265
LC item number
G39 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Oxford Scholarship Online
  • Oxford University Press
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  • Science in motion pictures
  • Science films
  • Motion pictures in science
Target audience
specialized
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Devices of curiosity : early cinema and popular science, Oliver Gaycken
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190235987
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computer
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rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote
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(StDuBDS)EDZ0001077883
Label
Devices of curiosity : early cinema and popular science, Oliver Gaycken
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190235987
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(StDuBDS)EDZ0001077883

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