Ian Mortimer and Ilan Stavans

Jan 7, 2023

Mirror Image

New Technologies and the Self

New Books Network 2017

16th-century glass mirrors and 21st-century camera phones actually share a lot in common; they both are technologies that shaped new forms of the self.


  • Ian Mortimer, historian and author of Millennium: From Religion to Revolution: How Civilization Has Changed Over a Thousand Years
  • Ilan Stavans, professor of Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College and author of I Love My Selfie

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