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Revolution in time clocks and the making of the modern world

Author: David S Landes
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. Harvard Univ. Press 2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and enl. edView all editions and formats

Explores the historical meaning of time and its many perceptions and uses. This revised edition contains a new preface and discusses new findings on medieval and early-modern time keeping. Also new  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David S Landes
ISBN: 0674002822 9780674002821
OCLC Number: 247648672
Accession No: (OCoLC)43885529 b1033130x (DE-599)GBV312762801
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Description: XXIII, 518 S. Ill. 23 cm
Responsibility: David S. Landes
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[Landes] has an eye for the odd, amusing detail and manages to convey a great enthusiasm for his subject...His book contains a wealth of piquant information that left me musing when I closed it. -- Read more...

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