Time (chronology), time systems & standards


    By Simon Garfield

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    A witty and entertaining journey through time from the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map

    Your Brain Is a Time Machine

    By Dean Buonomano

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    Hardback £17.46

    A neuroscientist investigates how the architecture of the human brain shapes our understanding of the nature of time.

    Beyond Biocentrism: Rethinking Time, Space, Consciousness, and the Illusion of Death

    By Robert Lanza

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    Biocentrism shocked the world with a radical rethinking of the nature of reality. But that was just the beginning. In Beyond Biocentrism, acclaimed biologist Robert Lanza, one of TIME Magazine's "100 Most Influential People in 2014," and leading astronomer Bob Berman, take the reader on an intellectual thrill-ride as they...

    Stars, Myths and Rituals in Etruscan Rome

    By Leonardo Magini

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    Hardback £97.44

    This book offers a detailed and fascinating picture of the astonishing astronomical knowledge on which the Roman calendar, traditionally attributed to the king Numa Pompilius reign 715-673 B.C., was based.

    Time In Powers Of Ten: Natural Phenomena And Their Timescale

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    In this richly illustrated book, Nobel Laureate Gerard 't Hooft and Theoretical Physicist Stefan Vandoren describe the enormous diversity of natural phenomena that take place at different time scales.

    It\'s About Time: From Calendars and Clocks to Moon Cycles and Light Years - a History

    By Liz Evers

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    This book is a tribute to timekeeping in its many forms and takes in the most significant creations as well as countless time trivia - peppered with time-related anecdotes and quotes, this really is an essential handbook for anyone fascinated by the fourth dimension.

    Build Your Own Time Machine

    By Brian Clegg

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    Who's to say it can't be done?

    Shaping the Day: A History of Timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800

    By Nigel Thrift

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    Overturning many common perceptions of the past - for example, that clock time and the industrial revolution were intimately related - this unique historical study will engage all readers interested in how 'telling the time' has come to dominate our way of life.

    Caesar� s Calendar

    By Denis Feeney

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    Paperback £15.63

    Investigates time and its contours as described by the ancient Romans, first as Rome positioned itself in relation to Greece and then as it exerted its influence as a major world power. This book examines the most important of the ancient world's time divisions, that between myth and history.

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