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Clocks and Culture 1300-1700 (Norton Library)

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How did a time-keeping device affect the growth of crafts guilds and the scientific research that led to the Industrial Revolution? is a brief history of the changes wrought by and on Europe over four hundred years due to technological advances in timekeeping and the rise of a time-aware culture. In his introduction, Anthony Grafton, Henry Putnam University Professor of History at Princeton University, puts this classic book in perspective.

Synopsis:

The history of the clock opens a window on how different cultures have viewed time and on Europe's path to industrialization.

About the Author

Carlo M. Cipolla was the author of Before the Industrial Revolution and a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He died in 2000.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393324433
With:
Grafton, Anthony
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Cipolla, Carlo M.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Modern - General
Subject:
Time
Subject:
Clock and watch making
Subject:
Industries - General
Subject:
Europe - Western
Subject:
World History-1650 to Present
Edition Description:
Includes bibliography (p. 161-173) and index.
Series:
The Norton library
Series Volume:
vol. 5
Publication Date:
20030831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
14 b/w illustrations
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 5.4 x 0.6 in 0.5 lb

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