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global ebok transformation pdf time: book 1870–1950 book The Global pdf Transformation of pdf Global Transformation of free The Global Transformation of Time: 1870–1950 PDF/EPUBAs new networks of railways steamships and telegraph communications brought distant places into unprecedented proximity previously minor discrepancies in local time telling became a global problem Vanessa Ogle’s chronicle of the struggle to standardize clock times and calendars from 1870 to 1950 highlights the many hurdles that proponents of uniformity faced in establishing international standardsTime played a foundational role in nineteenth century globalization Growing interconnectedness prompted contemporaries to reflect on the annihilation of space and distance and to develop a global consciousness Time―historical evolutionary religious social and legal―provided a basis for comparing the world’s nations and societies and it established hierarchies that separated “advanced” from “backward” peoples in an age when such distinctions underwrote European imperialismDebates and disagreements on the varieties of time drew in a wide array of observers German government officials British social reformers colonial administrators Indian nationalists Arab reformers Muslim scholars and League of Nations bureaucrats Such exchanges often heightened national and regional disparities The standardization of clock times therefore remained incomplete as late as the 1940s and the sought after unification of calendars never came to pass The Global Transformation of Time reveals how globalization was less a relentlessly homogenizing force than a slow and uneven process of adoption and adaptation that often accentuated national differences.

As new networks of railways steamships and telegraph communications brought distant places into unprecedented proximity previously minor discrepancies in local time telling became a global problem Vanessa Ogle’s chronicle of the struggle to standardize clock times and calendars from 1870 to 1950 highlights the many hurdles that proponents of uniformity faced in establishing international standardsTime played a foundational role in nineteenth century globalization Growing interconnectedness prompted contemporaries to reflect on the annihilation of space and distance and to develop a global consciousness Time―historical evolutionary religious social and legal―provided a basis for comparing the world’s nations and societies and it established hierarchies that separated “advanced” from “backward” peoples in an age when such distinctions underwrote European imperialismDebates and disagreements on the varieties of time drew in a wide array of observers German government officials British social reformers colonial administrators Indian nationalists Arab reformers Muslim scholars and League of Nations bureaucrats Such exchanges often heightened national and regional disparities The standardization of clock times therefore remained incomplete as late as the 1940s and the sought after unification of calendars never came to pass The Global Transformation of Time reveals how globalization was less a relentlessly homogenizing force than a slow and uneven process of adoption and adaptation that often accentuated national differences.

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