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Selling The True Time

ISBN 10 : 0804738742
ISBN 13 : 9780804738743

This first comprehensive, scholarly history of timekeeping in America studies the transition from local to national timekeeping, a process that led to Standard Timeā€”the worldwide..

One Time Fits All

ISBN 10 : 0804756422
ISBN 13 : 9780804756426

One Time Fits All tells the story of the development, integration, and obstacles overcome in setting an the International Date Line, establishing the worldwide system of Standard T..


ISBN 10 : 0802779433
ISBN 13 : 9780802779434

Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day-and had been for centuries. Lacking the ability..

Arranging Grief

ISBN 10 : 9780814752227
ISBN 13 : 0814752225

2008 Winner, MLA First Book Prize Charting the proliferation of forms of mourning and memorial across a century increasingly concerned with their historical and temporal significan..

One Perfect Day

ISBN 10 : 1440634025
ISBN 13 : 9781440634024

Astutely observed and deftly witty, One Perfect Day masterfully mixes investigative journalism and social commentary to explore the workings of the wedding industry?an industry tha..

The Absolutely True Diary Of A Part Time Indian

ISBN 10 : 9780316219303
ISBN 13 : 0316219304

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Ju..

The Nuclear Jihadist

ISBN 10 : 9780446506892
ISBN 13 : 0446506893

The world has entered a second nuclear age. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the threat of nuclear annihilation is on the rise. Should such an assault occur, there..