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The Calendar

Humanity's Epic Struggle to Determine a True and Accurate Year

The Calendar( )
Author: Duncan, David Ewing
ISBN:978-0-380-97528-0
Publication Date:Jul 1998
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.00
Book Description:

The adventure spans the world from Stonehenge to astronomically aligned pyramids at Giza, from Mayan observatories at Chichen Itza to the atomic clock in Washington, the world's official timekeeper since the 1960s. We visit cultures from Vedic India and Cleopatra's Egypt to Byzantium and the Elizabethan court; and meet an impressive cast of historic personages from Julius Caesar to Omar Khayyam, and giants of science from Galileo and Copernicus to Stephen Hawking. Our present calendar...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Reference / General
Science / Time
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.11 x 11.11 x 1.11 Inches
Book Weight:1.16 Pounds



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