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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
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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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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David S Landes
ISBN: 0674002822 9780674002821
OCLC Number: 247648672
Description: XXIII, 518 S. Ill. 23 cm
Responsibility: David S. Landes

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