The Mirror: A History (Hardcover)

The Mirror: A History By Katharine Jewett (Translator), Sabine Melchoir-Bonnet Cover Image
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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.

About the Author


Sabine Melchior-Bonnet is an instructor at the College de France in Paris. This is her first work to be published in English.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780415924474
ISBN-10: 0415924472
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 28th, 2000
Pages: 320
Language: English