|aDeep time of the media :|btoward an archaeology of hearing and seeing by technical means /|cSiegfried Zielinski ; translated by Gloria Custance.
|aCambridge, Mass. :|bMIT Press,|cc2006.
|axiv, 375 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aElectronic culture--history, theory, practice
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -361) and index.
|aThe idea of a deep time of the media -- Fortuitous finds instead of searching in vain: methodological borrowings and affinities for an anarchaeology of seeing and hearing by technical means -- Attraction and repulsion: Empedocles -- Magic and experiment: Giovan Battista Della Porta -- Light and shadow-consonance and dissonance: Athanasius Kircher -- Electrification, tele-writing, seeing close up: Johann Wilhelm Ritter, Joseph Chudy, and Jan Evangelista Purkyn熰 -- The discovery of a pit, a camera obscura of iniquity: Cesare Lombroso -- The economy of time: Aleksej Kapitanovich Gastev -- Conclusions: Including a proposal for the cartography of media anarchaeology.