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Published: 01 April 2011

472 Pages | 8pp plates, 53 in-text illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199605125

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Shaping the Day

A History of Timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800

Paul Glennie and Nigel Thrift

  • Unique historical study of timekeeping in England and Wales
  • Draws on a diverse range of sources, including diaries, court records, and housekeeping manuals
  • Overturns common perceptions of the history of clock time