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History of the Hour: Clocks and Modern Temporal Orders

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History of the Hour: Clocks and Modern Temporal Orders - Dohrn-van Rossum, Gerhard, and Dohrn-Van, Rossum, and Dunlap, Thomas, Professor (Translated by)
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In this sweeping study of the organization of time, medieval historian Dohrn-van Rossum offers fresh insight into the history of the mechanical clock and its influence on European society from the late Middle Ages to the industrial revolution. Detailing the clock's effects on social activity, Rossum presents a vivid picture of a society regulated by the precise measurement of identical hours. 70 photos.

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History of the Hour: Clocks and Modern Temporal Orders 1998, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226155111

2nd edition

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History of the Hour: Clocks and Modern Temporal Orders 1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226155104

2nd edition

Hardcover