One Time Fits All: The Campaigns for Global Uniformity
One Time Fits All provides the first full framework for understanding attributes of civil time, which is used throughout the world today. It focuses on three components of uniform time all linked to the prime meridian at Greenwich the International Date Line, the worldwide system of Standard Time zones, and Daylight Saving Time (Summer Time) tracing the story of their beginnings and eventual acceptance from original sources in Europe, Great Britain, Canada, and the United States. The book concludes with an examination of the recent changes in America's Daylight Saving Time that are scheduled to take effect in 2007.
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