Cabinet 61: Calendars

Najafi, Sina

Publisher Cabinet

ISBN 9781932698695

Cabinet issue 61, with a special section on "Calendars," includes Sebastian Lunefeld on why so many radical political movements have tried to institute calendar reform; Joanna Dopico on 19th-century French sociologist August Comte’s positivist calendar; and Gordon Landon on why some cultures developed, and continue to use, lunar calendars. Elsewhere in the issue: David Serlin on the long history of battlefield bandages with instructions printed on them; Tom Levin on early "voicemail," messages recorded on vinyl and mailed to loved ones; and Christopher Turner on the rise and fall of scratch-and-sniff films.

112 p, ills colour & bw, 20 x 25 cm, pb, English


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