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The book of times : from seconds to centuries, a compendium of measures

Author: Lesley Alderman
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A survey of the concept of time offers statistics and insights into how long things last, how long things take, and how people around the world spend their time.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lesley Alderman
ISBN: 9780062074188 0062074180
OCLC Number: 795757990
Description: 354 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Daily life : schedules, happiest times & waiting --
Love : romance, sex & marriage --
Family : moms, dads & kids --
Home : real estate & household items --
Body : mind, drugs & digestion --
Occupation : education & work --
Creation : art, music, film & architecture --
Energy : sports & fitness --
Destruction : wars. Crime & law enforcement --
Money : currency & investing --
Media : gadgets, the Internet & multitasking --
Longevity : humans & animals --
Test your time knowledge.
Responsibility: Lesley Alderman.
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A survey of the concept of time offers statistics and insights into how long things last, how long things take, and how people around the world spend their time.

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