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Measuring Time, Making History
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Time is the crucial ingredient in history, and yet historians rarely talk about time as such. These essays offer new insight into the development of modern conceptions of time, from the Christian dating system (BC/AD or BCE/CE) to the idea of “modernity” as a new epoch in human history.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. c-ii
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  1. Title Page
  2. pp. iii-iii
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  1. Copyright page
  2. pp. iv-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Preface and Acknowledgments
  2. pp. 1-2
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  1. Chapter 1. Is Time Historical?
  2. pp. 3-46
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  1. Chapter 2. Modernity and History
  2. pp. 47-92
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  1. Chapter 3. Post Times or the Future of the Past
  2. pp. 93-134
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 135-140
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  1. back cover
  2. pp. bc-bc
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