Shaping the Day

A History of Timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800
Author(s): 
Glennie, Paul
Author(s): 
Thrift, Nigel
ISBN: 
9780199278206
Date published: 
February 2009
Hardback
Price: 
£35.00

Overturning many common perceptions of the past - for example, that clock time and the industrial revolution were intimately related - this unique historical study will engage all readers interested in how 'telling the time' has come to dominate our way of life.