The Global Transformation of Time: 1870-1950

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Harvard University Press, 2015年10月12日 - 287 頁
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As railways, steamships, and telegraph communications brought distant places into unprecedented proximity, previously minor discrepancies in local time-telling became a global problem. Vanessa Ogle’s chronicle of the struggle to standardize clock times and calendars from 1870 to 1950 highlights the many hurdles that proponents of uniformity faced.
 

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Introduction
National Times in a Globalizing World
Saving Social Time
From National to Uniform Time around the Globe
A Battle of Colonial Times
Comparing Time Management
Archives and Repositories
Acknowledgments

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