Empires of Time: Calendars, Clocks, and Cultures

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Kodansha International, Aug 1, 1995 - Social Science - 371 pages
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This fascinating book, written by noted astronomer and anthropologist, Anthony Aveni, explores the complex interaction of science and culture that creates the many definitions of time. A fascinating book about what makes time tick.--ALA Booklist. Illustrated. Originally published by Basic Books.

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Review: Empires of Time : Calendars, Clocks, and Cultures

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The title tells it all! Really not astrology at all, but everything but, since time is essentially based on our experience of astronomical cycles. The first Aveni book I read; it left me wanting more. Read full review

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User Review  - Karen Christino - Goodreads

The title tells it all! Really not astrology at all, but everything but, since time is essentially based on our experience of astronomical cycles. The first Aveni book I read; it left me wanting more. Read full review

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