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Making time

Author: Molly Elizabeth Kalkstein
Publisher: ©2001.
Dissertation: M.F.A. Goucher College 2001
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Elizabeth Kalkstein
OCLC Number: 48590398
Description: i-x, 146, xi-xx leaves ; 29 cm
Contents: One woman's quest to change the date: Elizabeth Achelis's calendar --
History of past timemakers: Mayan days, Caesar's year, and Pope Gregory's week --
Nautical timemakers in the age of sail: Columbus's sandglass, Cook's chronometers, and Bowditch's moon clock --
Father of standard time in the age of rail: Sandford Fleming's time zones --
Internet time in the age of e-mail: beat time from Boston to Brisbane --
Tomorrow's timemakers today: modern science's atomic clock --
Calendar for the future: the author's world calendar.
Responsibility: Molly Elizabeth Kalkstein.

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