Marking time : objects, people, and their lives, 1500-1800 / edited by Edward Town & Angela McShane.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New Haven : Yale Center for British Art, [2020]
Description
518 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm

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Summary note
"How do we measure the days of our lives? Marking Time considers that profound question in the context of early modern Britain. The period from 1500 to 1800 was one of extraordinary social transformations, many having to do with the way time itself was understood, measured, and recorded.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
  • Running Like Clockwork? Objects and "Early Modern" Time / Glenn Adamson
  • Past Times: Temporalities in Early Modern England / Keith Wrightson
  • Anglo-American Artisanal Time: Cumulative, Partially Invisible, Nonlinear, and Episodic / Edward S. Cooke, Jr.
  • Marking Transatlantic Time: Britain and the Caribbean / Justin M. Brown
  • Time, Measurement, and Authority/ Angela McShane
  • Narrative Time and the View from the Nineteenth Century / Gavriella Levy Haskell
  • Stopping Time: The Material Culture of Death and Commemoration / Nathan Flis
  • Catalogue / all essays by Edward Town
  • Epilogue: John H. Bryan Jr.: A Collector's Magical Kingdom / Jenny Saunt.
ISBN
  • 9780300254105 (hardcover)
  • 0300254105 (hardcover)
LCCN
2020003822
OCLC
1139014022
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