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The Oxford companion to the year

Author: Bonnie J Blackburn; Leofranc Holford-Strevens
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text includes quotations from literature, letters, and diary extracts, even recipes, to illustrate the meaning of the calendar throughout history.
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Genre/Form: History
Reference works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie J Blackburn; Leofranc Holford-Strevens
ISBN: 0192142313 9780192142313
OCLC Number: 41834121
Description: xvii, 937 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: Calendar customs --
Part II: Calendars and chronology.
Responsibility: Bonnie Blackburn & Leofranc Holford-Strevens.
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A storehouse of useful, interesting, and curious knowledge about time and its reckoning, based on the premise that every day is memorable. The book is in two parts: an authoritative survey of the  Read more...

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Superbly and magisterially surveys man's attempts to order time by measuring it, dividing it neatly and giving significance to its parts. Ian Finlayson 'Superbly and magisterially survey's man's Read more...

 
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