Women and the Machine Representations from the Spinning Wheel to the Electronic Age by Julie Wosk

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Human figures depicted in art,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Technology And Society,
  • Women in art,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Science / History,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Women,
  • Women in popular culture,
  • General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Effect of technological innova,
  • Effect of technological innovations on,
  • Technology in art

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7870675M
ISBN 100801866073
ISBN 109780801866074

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