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A geography of time : the temporal misadventures of a social psychologist, or how every culture keeps time just a little bit differently

Author: Robert Levine
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld, 2006.
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Levine presents an illuminating portrait of time as a human construct, tracing its evolution through its history and exploring its various incarnations in cultures throughout the world.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Levine
ISBN: 1851684654 9781851684656
OCLC Number: 224945765
Notes: Originally published, New York: Basic Books, 1997.
Description: xx, 258 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface: Time Talks, With an Accent --
pt. I. Social Time: The Heartbeat of Culture. 1. Tempo: The Speed of Life. 2. Duration: The Psychological Clock. 3. A Brief History of Clock Time. 4. Living on Event Time. 5. Time and Power: The Rules of the Waiting Game --
pt. II. Fast, Slow, and the Quality of Life. 6. Where Is Life Fastest? 7. Health, Wealth, Happiness, and Charity. 8. Japan's Contradiction --
pt. III. Changing Pace. 9. Time Literacy: Learning the Silent Language. 10. Minding Your Time, Timing Your Mind.
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