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We will soon put more information online about the resources and archives consulted for this project. 


Reading list 

Progress phantasies in the public imagination around 1900 


John Durant, Predictions (New York: A. S. Barnes and Company, 1956)

William Morris, News From Nowhere And Selected Writings And Designs [1962]. Reprint, (London: Penguin Books, 1986)

Carolyn Marvin, When Old Technologies Were New: Thinking About Electric Communication In The Late Nineteenth Century (London; Oxford University Press, 1988)

Paul Young, The Cinema Dreams It's Rivals: Media Fantasy Films From Radio To The Internet (Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 2006)  

Paul Virilio, War and Cinema The Logistics of Perception (London: Verso, 1989)

Ethan Zuckerman, Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection: REWIRE (New York and London: W.W Norton & Company, 2013)

Tom Standage, The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of The Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's Online Pioneers (London: Phoenix, 1999)

Marshall Berman, All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity (London: Verso 1983)

Wolfgang Sützl and Geoff Cox, ed. Creating Insecurity: Art and Culture in the Age of Security (New York: Autonomedia (Data Browser 04), 2009)

Alison Byerly, Are we there yet? : virtual travel and Victorian Realism (United States:The University of Michigan Press, 2012) 

James Burke, Connections. [1978]. Reprint, (London: Book Club Associates, 1979)

Andrey Smirnov, Sound in Z : Experiments In Sound And Electronic Music In Early 20th Century Russia ( London: Koenig Books in partnership with Sound and Music, 2013)

Albert Robida, The 20th Century, trans. Philippe Willems (Canada: Wesleyan University Press, 2004)