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DALE, RODNEY (1933-). BRITISH LIBRARY - Timekeeping

Title: Timekeeping
Description: London : British Library 1992. First Edition. Fine copy in the original color-printed. stiff-card wrappers. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight. bright. clean and especially sharp-cornered.Series; Discoveries and inventions. Physical description; 64 pages : illustrations. facsimiles. portraits ; 25 cm. Notes; Includes bibliography and index. Summary; Describes the changing ways of thinking about time. the emergence of the calendar. and the quest for a more accurate means of measuring time. A history of the measurement of time. from earliest attempts to atomic clocks. The book covers changing concepts of time; emergence of the calendar; sundials; water clocks; sandglasses; calibrated candles; water escapements; and pendulum. mechanical. electrical. quartz and atomic clocks. Subjects; Time - History. Clocks and watches - History. Time. Clocks and watches - History - Juvenile literature. Time - Juvenile literature. Time measurements - History. Clocks and watches - History. Timepieces: horology. Clocks - History. Clocks & chronometers ; Science ; History of science. Technology & Engineering / Manufacturing. Juvenile Non-fiction / Science & Nature / General. Science / History. Genre; Illustrated. ISBN: 0712302921. Weight in Kg appr.:

Keywords: 0712302921

Price: EUR 6.95 = appr. US$ 7.55 Seller: MW Books
- Book number: 236007

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