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Turn and Jump - a book by Mansfield, Howard

Turn and Jump

How Time and Place Fell Apart

Turn and Jump( )
Author: Mansfield, Howard
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

Before Thomas Edison, light and fire were thought to be one and the same. Turns out, they were separate things altogether. This book takes a similar relationship, that of time and place, and shows how they, too, were once inseparable. Time keeping was once a local affair, when small towns set their own pace according to the rising and setting of the sun. Then, in 1883, the expanding railroads necessitated the creation of Standard Time zones, and communities became linked by a universal...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Time
Antiques & Collectibles / Clocks & Watches
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.28 x 8.32 x 0.54 Inches
Book Weight:0.52 Pounds

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