Development of Mathematics in the Nineteenth Century by Felix Klein

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Indeed, women’s own bodies began to be in intimate contact with the triumphs of the machine age. James Laver describes the crinoline as ‘the first great triumph of the machine age’ – ‘the application to feminine costume of all those principles of steel construction employed in the Menai Bridge and the Crystal Palace’ (quoted in Briggs 26). In advances in corset design, new dyes, machine-made lace, false hair and all the other innovations of the period, the mid-Victorian beautiful body was itself a triumph of manufacturing.

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