The Mirror: A History
This engaging and witty cultural history traces the evolution of the mirror from antiquity to the present day, illustrating its journey from wondrous object to ordinary trinket. With its earliest invention, the mirror allowed us to gaze upon ourselves, bestowing a power both fascinating and terrifying.
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THE MIRROR: A HistoryUser Review - Kirkus
Beginning with a tale of early modern industrial espionage, newcomer Melchior-Bonnet considers the mirror's significance in moral, religious, and philosophical discourse throughout history.In the 17th ... Read full review
An excellent book for anyone fascinated by the mirror, by history, by good storytelling, or by interesting writing!
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