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A history of the measurement of time, from earliest attempts to atomic clocks. The book covers changing concepts of time; emergence of the calendar; sundials; water clocks; sandglasses; calibrated candles; water escapements; and pendulum, mechanical, electrical, quartz and atomic clocks.

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Timekeeping
1994, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195209723

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Timekeeping
1993, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195209686

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Timekeeping
1992, The British Library Publishing Division, London

ISBN-13: 9780712302920

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