Sublime dreams of living machines : the automaton in the European imagination [E-Book] / Minsoo Kang.
Kang, Minsoo.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011
x, 374 pages
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Table of Contents:
  • The power of the automaton
  • The talking head and the list of wonders
  • The man-machine in the world-machine, 1637-1748
  • From the man-machine to the automaton-man, 1748-1793
  • The uncanny automaton, 1789-1833
  • The living machines of the industrial age, 1833-1914
  • The revolt of the robots, 1914-1935.