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Global Transformation of Time - 1870-1950

Global Transformation of Time - 1870-1950

of: Vanessa Ogle

Harvard University Press, 2015

ISBN: 9780674737020

Format: ePUB

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Global Transformation of Time - 1870-1950


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.