The Global Transformation of Time : 1870-1950 Hardback
by Vanessa Ogle
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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 260 pages
- Publisher: Harvard University Press
- Publication Date: 09/10/2015
- Category: General & world history
- ISBN: 9780674286146
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