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History of the hour : clocks and modern temporal orders

Author: Gerhard Dohrn-van Rossum; Thomas Dunlap
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text provides an overview of the history of the mechanical clock and its effects on European society from the late Middle Ages to the industrial revolution. The book provides a discussion of how  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Dohrn-van Rossum; Thomas Dunlap
ISBN: 0226155102 9780226155104
OCLC Number: 468613945
Notes: Trad. de l'allemand.
Bibliogr. p. 353-439. Index.
Description: XI-455 p. : ill., jaquette ill. en coul. ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Figures 1: Introduction 2: The Division of the Day and Time-Keeping in Antiquity 3: The Medieval Hours (Hora) 4: Medieval Horologia and the Development of the Wheeled Clock 5: From Prestige Object to Urban Accessory: the Diffusion of Public Clocks in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries 6: Late Medieval Clockmakers 7: Clock Time Signal, Communal Bell, and Municipal Signal Systems 8: The Ordering of Time: The Introduction of Modern Hour-Reckoning 9: Work Time and Hourly Wage 10: Coordination and Acceleration: Time-Keeping and Transportation and Communications up to the Introduction of "World Time" Conventions Abbreviations Notes Bibliography Index
Other Titles: Geschichte der Stunde.
Responsibility: Gerhard Dohrn-van Rossum ; transl. by Thomas Dunlap.
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