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The Human Motor: Energy, Fatigue, and the Origins of Modernity Anson Rabinbach

The Human Motor: Energy, Fatigue, and the Origins of Modernity

Anson Rabinbach

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ISBN : 9780465031306
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402 pages
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Science once had an unshakable faith in its ability to bring the forces of nature--even human nature--under control. In this wide-ranging book Anson Rabinbach examines how developments in physics, biology, medicine, psychology, politics, and areMoreScience once had an unshakable faith in its ability to bring the forces of nature--even human nature--under control. In this wide-ranging book Anson Rabinbach examines how developments in physics, biology, medicine, psychology, politics, and are employed the metaphor of the working body as a human motor, contributing to the great political struggles of our time.