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Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World

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The mechanical clock was one of the technologial advances that brought Western civilization to a position of world leadership. This book details how and why this breakthrough occured through a historical journey that takes in the 14th-century mechanical revolution, Elizabeth I's finger watch, the success of Swiss watchmakers, fakes and smuggling, and how the "quartz revolution" brought Swiss supremacy to an end.

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Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World
2000, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780670889679

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Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World
1983, Belknap Press

ISBN-13: 9780674768024

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Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World,
1983, Belknap Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674768000

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