Keeping Watch: A History of Time in America

Michael O'Malley, Author, Ph. D. O'Malley, Author Penguin Books $10.95 (400p) ISBN 978-0-14-012433-0
America reluctantly accepted artificial ``standard'' time and the ``time zone'' concept as urbanization increased, the national economy became interdependent and secular humanism triumphed. ``Although original and important, the book rests on an aggregation and reiteration of sometimes dry detail--and, much like a textbook, is all too easy to set aside,'' said PW. (July)
Reviewed on: 07/01/1991
Release date: 07/01/1991
Paperback - 404 pages - 978-1-56098-672-0
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