Edmund Carpenter & Ken Heyman — They Became What They Beheld

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Distributed in UK with sticker to titlepage and spine Aidan Ellis Publishing 1974 but else identical to New York: Ballantine Books / E. P. Dutton, 1970. Gray hardcover boards with white spine lettering. Complete with the metallic silver priceclipped dustjacket with black lettering and illustration. Unpaginated, around 150 pages. Illustrated throughout in black & white. A small dent to upper right front corner of cover and jacket else very fine clean and well preserved attractive copy of this uncommon edition

“We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us” (McLuhan)

An experimental pastiche of Carpenter’s aphoristic writings and Heyman’s documentary photographs: . Marshall McLuhan co-authored portions and chapters have titles such as The Name is the Numb, Mating Media, Art as Act, The Crowded Stage, Sensory Programming, Dress Under Duress etc.  Heyman (b. 1930) is perhaps best known as Margaret Mead’s long-time collaborator and co-author with her of the books Family and World Enough. Carpenter was a pioneer in the field of visual anthropology and a frequent collaborator with Marshall McLuhan

 

Edmund Carpenter & Ken Heyman — They Became What They Beheld

300,00 DKK

In stock