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    Re: timepiece history - when did second accuracy become feasible
    From: Dan Allen
    Date: 2007 Oct 28, 18:06 -0600

    
    On 28 Oct 2007, at 11:03 AM, Michael Daly wrote:
    
    > I can recommend two books as sources of information on this.  One is
    > Daniel Boorstin's "The Discoverers" (ISBN 0-394-40229-4), a highly
    > readable history of discovery, including that of time.
    
    I would also like to recommend this book.  The author won the
    Pulitzer Prize for an earlier work.  Highly readable, it is a very
    good overview of the early explorers of the world in the 1500-1800
    time frame.  Highly recommended.
    
    Dan
    
    
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