Marking Modern Times

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Marking Modern Times
Author : Alexis McCrossen
File Size : 48,8 Mb
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Language : English
Release Date : 01 May 2013
ISBN : 9780226014869
Pages : 272 pages
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Marking Modern Times by Alexis McCrossen Book PDF Summary

In Marking Modern Times, Alexis McCrossen relates how the American preoccupation with time led people from across social classes to acquire watches and clocks, and expands our understanding of the ways we have standardized time and have made timekeepers serve as political, social, and cultural tools in a society that not merely values time, but regards access to it as a natural-born right.

Marking Modern Times

In Marking Modern Times, Alexis McCrossen relates how the American preoccupation with time led people from across social classes to acquire watches and clocks, and expands our understanding of the ways we have standardized time and have made timekeepers serve as political, social, and cultural tools in a society that

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Marking Modern Times

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