Politics and Social Sciences ebooks
Paperback: 332 pages
Publisher: Polity; 1 edition (December 30, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 1008683
Format: PDF Text djvu book
This major new book provides a concise history of optical media from Renaissance linear perspective to late twentieth-century computer graphics. Kittler begins by looking at European painting since the Renaissance in order to discern the principles according to which modern optical perception was organized. He also discusses the development of various mechanical devices, such as the camera obscura...