Empires of Time
Calendars, Clocks, and CulturesBook - 1989
Compares contemporary timekeeping methods and related cultural perspectives to those of seminomadic tribes and classical civilizations, tracing the influence of calendars, datebooks, clocks, and other means of measuring humankind's most valuable commodity.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c1989
Characteristics: ix, 371 p. : ill. ; 24 cm