Shaping the Day A History of Timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800

Author(s): 
Glennie, Paul
Author(s): 
Thrift, Nigel
ISBN: 
9780199605125
Date published: 
February 2011
Paperback
Price: 
£24.95

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