Empires of Time: Calendars, Clocks, and Cultures

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Kodansha International, 1989 - 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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Aveni is the author or editor of a number of books and articles about time measurement in America; in this work, his coverage is worldwide and extends from 20,000 B.C. to the present. Following a ... Read full review

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