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Of Time And Measurement: Studies In The History Of Horology And Fine Technology A.J. Turner

Of Time And Measurement: Studies In The History Of Horology And Fine Technology

A.J. Turner

Published January 1st 1993
ISBN : 9780860783787
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336 pages
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The history of precision technology may seem a small, specialized subject, concerned with the development of such mundane, even banal objects as sun-dials, sand-glasses, clocks or rulers and other measuring instruments. Yet their development, as theMoreThe history of precision technology may seem a small, specialized subject, concerned with the development of such mundane, even banal objects as sun-dials, sand-glasses, clocks or rulers and other measuring instruments. Yet their development, as the author holds, has helped to condition how we relate to the natural world and is therefore a key aspect of cultural history.