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Klaus Hentschel

in Mapping the Spectrum: Techniques of Visual Representation in Research and Teaching

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509530
eISBN:
9780191709050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509530.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Starting with the older techniques of copper engraving and etching, this chapter examines the radical impact of new techniques such as lithography, color lithography on up to six different stones. ... More


Mapping the Spectrum: Techniques of Visual Representation in Research and Teaching

Prof. Dr. Klaus Hentschel

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509530
eISBN:
9780191709050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509530.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book describes how advances in recording and printing technologies influenced the research and teaching styles of succeeding generations of physicists, chemists, and astronomers, particularly ... More


Fabrication of semiconductor nanostructures

Thomas Ihn

in Semiconductor Nanostructures: Quantum states and electronic transport

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199534425
eISBN:
9780191715297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534425.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses some of the most common fabrication methods used for the realization of semiconductor nanostructures. Top-down and bottom-up approaches are distinguished. Among the latter, ... More


Limits to Moore’s Law

Clair Brown and Greg Linden

in Chips and Change: How Crisis Reshapes the Semiconductor Industry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013468
eISBN:
9780262258654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013468.003.0078
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter focuses on the limitations of Moore’s Law. Although Moore’s Law is capable of providing an economic basis for the industry’s business model, the lines drawn by it suggest growing ... More


Culture Shock

Jason Thompson

in Edward William Lane 1801–1876: The Life of the Pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162879
eISBN:
9781617970214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162879.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Lane, his brother Richard, and his family moved to Ulster Place just south of Regent's Park along Georgian terrace. His discomfort was increased by the culture shock of returning home as he ... More


The Shanghai Artist in Advertising and Mass Media

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Examines the relationships between Shanghai artists and their public and the establishment of these relationships through Shanghai’s growing mass media outlets. By exploiting the city’s burgeoning ... More


Shanghai Illustrations: Images and Readers

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

Focuses on the active participation of artists in Shanghai’s publishing industry, specifically their contributions to the treaty port’s illustrated books and magazines. Capitalizing on the new ... More


The continuity of craft masculinities: from letterpress to offset-lithography

Jesse Adams Stein

in Hot Metal: Material Culture and Tangible Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784994341
eISBN:
9781526121158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994341.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter considers the effect that an autonomous technical artefact – the printing press – had on the workers in charge of them, the press-machinists. It establishes how the printing press ... More


Review of the Litho-, Bio-, and Chronostratigraphy in the Nihewan Basin, Hebei, China

Bao-Quan Cai, Shao-Hua Zheng, Joseph C. Liddicoat, and Qiang Li

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter reviews studies of the lithography, biostratigraphy, and chronostratigraphy in the Nihewan Basin, Hebei, China since the 1920s when vertebrate fossils first were found. Cenozoic ... More


Slavery, American Graphic Culture, and Print Satire

Marcus Wood

in Black Milk: Imagining Slavery in the Visual Cultures of Brazil and America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199274574
eISBN:
9780191741784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274574.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes the full range of woodcut, engraved, and lithographic visual satire generated in North America around the subjects of Atlantic slavery, the slave trade, and the Civil War. ... More


Angelo Agostini and Brazilian Graphic Satires of Slavery

Marcus Wood

in Black Milk: Imagining Slavery in the Visual Cultures of Brazil and America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199274574
eISBN:
9780191741784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274574.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an extended analysis of the full range of the satiric work, focussed on slavery, made by Angelo Agostini, dubbed ‘the Brazilian Daumier’. Agostini is initially set within the ... More


The Industrial Map, 1820–1860: Innovation and Diversification from Henry S. Tanner to S. Augustus Mitchell

Martin Brückner

in Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469632605
eISBN:
9781469632612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632605.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

During the antebellum decades, the patterns of map production and consumption were profoundly altered by technological innovations. The inventions of machine-made paper, lithographic printing, ... More


Comprehensive Treatises in Color

Domenico Bertoloni Meli

in Visualizing Disease: The Art and History of Pathological Illustrations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226110295
eISBN:
9780226463636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226463636.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the years around 1830 several attempts were made to produce color treatises representing the main diseases of the entire human body. Only some were successful in bringing such an endeavor to ... More


Looking Past Disorder

Justin T. Clark

in City of Second Sight: Nineteenth-Century Boston and the Making of American Visual Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638737
eISBN:
9781469638751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638737.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

By the 1830s, the urban renewal project discussed in the previous chapter only further revealed the intractable messiness of the urban landscape. A decade of gentrification exacerbated anxiety about ... More


Skill and Instrumentation: William Lassell and Wilhelm Tempel

Omar W. Nasim

in Observing By Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084374
eISBN:
9780226084404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084404.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The first part of chapter 4 turns to the work of William Lassell, which will underscore a characteristic of observational procedures: their dependence on the instrumental means available. This ... More


Creating an Image in Black: The Power of Abolition Pictures

John Stauffer

in Beyond Blackface: African Americans and the Creation of American Popular Culture, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834626
eISBN:
9781469602967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878026_brundage.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how reformers in America and Europe became enraptured with the power of the picture beginning around 1830, once changes in lithography and line drawings had enabled large-scale ... More


“News from the Feegees”

in The Skull Collectors: Race, Science, and America's Unburied Dead

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226233482
eISBN:
9780226233499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226233499.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the production and circulation of Samuel George Morton's book “Crania Americana; or, A comparative view of the skulls of various aboriginal nations of North and South America, ... More


Household Gods Material Culture, the Home, and the Boundaries of Engagement with Politics

Mark E. Neely

in The Boundaries of American Political Culture in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829868
eISBN:
9781469604909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876947_neely.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the importance of American political culture in the daily lives of nineteenth-century Americans. It focuses on the range of material culture of politics regularly found in the ... More


A Bookish History of Irish Romanticism

Claire Connolly

in Rethinking British Romantic History, 1770–1845

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199687084
eISBN:
9780191766992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687084.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter argues that authors of Irish Romantic novels and national tales, such as Maria Edgeworth and John and Michael Banim, are not only concerned with the extent to which their novels sought ... More


Body Images: the civil war dead in visual culture

Ian Finseth

in The Civil War Dead and American Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190848347
eISBN:
9780190848378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848347.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter shows that the visual archive of the Civil War—photography, painting, lithography, and illustration—was engaged in a complex undertaking of both directing viewers’ attention to the dead ... More


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