Human Beings Are Surrounded By Surfaces From Our Skin To Faces, To The Walls And Streets Of Our Homes And Cities, To The Images, Books, And Screens Of Our Cultures And Civilizations, To The Natural World And What We Imagine Beyond In This Thought Provoking And Richly Textured Book, Joseph A Amato Traces The Human Relationship With Surfaces From The Deep History Of Human Evolution, Which Unfolded Across Millennia, Up To The Contemporary World Fusing His Work On Dust And On Foot, He Shows How, In The Last Two Centuries, Our Understanding, Creation, Control, And Manipulation Of Surfaces Has Become Truly Revolutionary In Both Scale And Volume With The Sweep Of Grand History Matched To Existential Concerns For The Present, He Suggests That We Have Become The Surfaces We Have Made, Mastered, And Now Control, Invent, Design, And Encapsulate Our Lives This Deeply Informed And Original Narrative, Which Joins History And Anthropology And Suggests New Routes For Epistemology And Aesthetics, Argues That Surfaces Are Far Than Superficial Fa Ades Of Deep Inner Worlds.Surfaces

Joseph A Amato is a noted teacher, thinker, and author

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  • ebook
  • 312 pages
  • Surfaces
  • Joseph A. Amato
  • 06 March 2019
  • 9780520954434

12 thoughts on “Surfaces

  1. says:

    This is a sensory history of people s mostly W European relationship with the material world From the earliest people and their work with feathers, fur, bark, stone and their own skin to the neolithic world of weaving, smooth clay and turned fields, Amato looks for interactions that eventually include the fascination with exotic surfaces like porcelain and cacti, the political uses of mirrors, the change wrought by electric light and t...

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    155.91 A488 2013

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