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Clocks and Culture: 1300-1700 (Norton Library), Cipolla, Carlo M.
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Author Name:    Cipolla, Carlo M.

Title:   Clocks and Culture: 1300-1700 (Norton Library)

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    W. W. Norton & Company 

ISBN Number:   0393324435 / 9780393324433

Seller ID:   ING9780393324433

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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? Clocks and Culture 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.



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