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Curious Visions of Modernity: Enchantment, Magic, and the Sacred
Rembrandt's famous painting of an anatomy lesson, the shrunken head of an Australian indigenous leader, an aerial view of Paris from a balloon: all are windows to enchantment, curiosities that illuminate something shadowy and forgotten lurking behind the neat facade of a rational world. In Curious Visions of Modernity, David Martin unpacks a collection of artifacts from th ...more
Hardcover, 255 pages
Published October 28th 2011 by MIT Press (MA)
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