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Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World - Landes, David S.

The mechanical clock was one of the technologial advances that brought Western civilization to a position of world leadership. This book details how and why this breakthrough occured through a historical journey that takes in the 14th-century mechanical revolution, Elizabeth I's finger watch, the success of Swiss watchmakers, fakes and smuggling, ... Read More

Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World 2000, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780670889679

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