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This list relates to the semester Semester Two 2017-2018 which does not start until 25/01/2018
  1. General and Introductory Reading: 9 items
    1. The shows of London - Richard Daniel Altick 1978

      Book 

    2. Victorian cities - Asa Briggs 1968

      Book 

    3. Victorian things - Asa Briggs 1988

      Book 

    4. Suspensions of Perception: Attention, Spectacle and Modern Culture - Jonathan Crary 2001 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    5. Science in the marketplace: nineteenth-century sites and experiences - Aileen Fyfe, Bernard V. Lightman c2007

      Book Essential

    6. Victorian Popularizers of Science: Designing Nature for New Audiences - Bernard Lightman 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    7. The great art of light and shadow: archaeology of the cinema - Laurent Mannoni, Richard Crangle 2000

      Book Essential

  2. Panoramic Vision: 9 items
    1. The Largest Picture Ever Executed by Man: Panoramas and the Emergence of Large-Screen and 360 Degree Internet Technologies - Alison Griffiths

      Chapter Further reading See also The Panorama Effect:

    2. Mr. Wyld’s Monster Globe - Ralph Hyde 1970

      Article Further reading

    3. Seeing and Believing Science - Iwan Rhys Morus 03/2006

      Article Further reading

    4. The panorama: history of a mass medium - Stephan Oettermann 1997

      Book Further reading

    5. Instruments and the imagination - Thomas L. Hankins, Robert J. Silverman c1999

      Book Further reading See Chapter 3

    6. Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern - David Robinson, Stephen Herbert, Richard Crangle, Magic Lantern Society of Great Britain 2001

      Book Further reading

  3. Science on Show: 12 items
    1. Natural History on Display - Victoria Carroll

      Chapter Further reading

    2. More the Aspect of Magic than Anything Natural - Iwan Rhys Morus

      Chapter Further reading

    3. Scientific London - Iwan Morus, Simon Schaffer, James Secord

      Chapter Further reading

    4. Babbage's Dancer and the Impresarios of Mechanism - Simon Schaffer

      Chapter Further reading

  4. The Great Exhibition: 11 items
    1. The Great Exhibition of 1851: a nation on display - Jeffrey A. Auerbach 1999

      Book Further reading

    2. Britain, the Empire, and the World at the Great Exhibition of 1851 - Jeffrey A. Auerbach, Peter H. Hoffenberg 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    3. Science at the Crystal Focus of the World - Richard Bellon

      Chapter Further reading

    4. Victorian prism: refractions of the Crystal Palace - James Buzard, Joseph W. Childers, Eileen Gillooly 2007

      Book Further reading

    5. The world for a shilling: how the Great Exhibition of 1851 shaped a nation - Michael Leapman 2011

      Book Further reading

    6. The Great Exhibition of 1851: new interdisciplinary essays - Louise Purbrick 2001

      Book Further reading

    7. London life and the Great Exhibition, 1851 - J. R. C. Yglesias 1964

      Book Further reading

  5. Technological Sublime: 9 items
    1. The Chicago World's Fair of 1893: a photographic record - Stanley Appelbaum, Avery Library, Chicago Historical Society 1980

      Book Further reading

    2. Exhibiting electricity - K. G. Beauchamp c1997

      Book Further reading

    3. The anthropology of world's fairs: San Francisco's Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915 - Burton Benedict, Marjorie Dobkin, Gray A. Brechin, Elizabeth Armstrong 1983

      Book Further reading

    4. Electrifying America: social meanings of a new technology, 1880-1940 - David E. Nye 1992, c1990. (1997 printing)

      Book Further reading See Chapter 2

    5. Disenchanted night: the industrialization of light in the nineteenth century - Wolfgang Schivelbusch 1995

      Book Further reading

    6. Going to the fair: readings in the culture of nineteenth-century exhibitions - Robert Brain ©1993

      Book Further reading

  6. Humans and other Animals: 9 items
    1. Spectacle of Deformity: Freak Shows and Modern British Culture - Nadja Durbach 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    2. Animals and Modern Cultures: A Sociology of Human-Animal Relations in Modernity - Adrian Franklin 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading See Chapter 4

    3. The Tower menagerie: the amazing true story of the royal collection of wild beasts - Daniel Hahn 2004

      Book Further reading

    4. A different nature: the paradoxical world of zoos and their uncertain future - David Hancocks 2001

      Book Further reading See Chapters 1-4

    5. Servants of nature: a history of scientific institutions, enterprises, and sensibilities - Lewis Pyenson, Susan Sheets-Pyenson 1999

      Book Further reading See Chapter 6

  7. The Art of Projection: 7 items
    1. Victorian spectacular theatre, 1850-1910 - Michael R. Booth 1981

      Book Further reading

    2. Picturing time: the work of Etienne-Jules Marey (1830-1904) - Marta Braun 1994 ,c1992

      Book Further reading

    3. Spectacular realities: early mass culture in fin-de-si©·cle Paris - Vanessa R. Schwartz 1999

      Book Further reading

    4. Visual delights: essays on the popular and projected image in the 19th century - Simon Popple, Vanessa Toulmin, University of Sheffield 2000

      Book Further reading

  8. Websites: 5 items
    1. The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum

      Website Further reading Bill Douglas Centre for the History of Cinema and Popular Culture