The Culture of Diagram

The Culture of Diagram

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This book defines diagrams as tools manipulated by users to produce new kinds of understanding and demonstrates that a modern diagrammatic knowledge emerged in eighteenth-century visual culture to become the foundation of later nineteenth-century science.Comparing two sets of the Encyclopediaa#39;s architectural platesa€”plans of the existing ComAcdie-FranAsaise and of the ... the illusory effects of tableau were constantly compromised by a configuration that did not clearly distinguish between theanbsp;...

Title:The Culture of Diagram
Author:John Bender, Michael Marrinan
Publisher:Stanford University Press - 2010-01-20


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