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The topic here, mechanization or, to put it a little clearer, “when we stopped using our hands for things and became both dissociated from each other and reality”, is a good one and Giedion swan-dives into it with fervor, sometimes to its detriment. Ogburn; Mechanization Takes Command: Marlo rated it really liked it Apr 22, Foreword Anonymous history Springs of mechanizaton Mechanizaation of mechanization locks, assembly line Mechanization encounters the organic agriculture, bread making, meat production Mechanization encounters human surroundings furniture Mechanization encounters the household kitchen, laundering, refrigeration Mechanization of the bath Conclusion List of Illustrations Index Return to Book Page.

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