The story of time / Kristen Lippincott with Umberto Eco, E.H. Gombrich and others.
Contributor(s): Eco, Umberto | Gombrich, E. H. (Ernst Hans) | Lippincott, Kristen | National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)Language: English Publisher: London : Merrell Holberton ; National Maritime Museum, 1999.Description: 304 p. : col. ill., facsims., col. plates ; 29 cm.ISBN: 1858940737 (pbk.)Subject(s): National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) -- Exhibitions | Time -- Exhibitions | Calendar | Time -- Philosophy | Time -- Social aspects | Astronomy, Prehistoric | Astronomy, Ancient | Time measurements
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To accompany the exhibition held at the Queen's House, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, 1 December 1999 to 24 September 2000.
Includes bibliography: p. 297-391.
Times / Umberto Eco; 1, The creation of time. 2, The measurement of time. From observation to record: astronomy in prehistory and the early civilizations / John North; Time in India; The principles and uses of calendars / Silke Ackermann; Mesoamerican and Andean timekeeping and calendars / A. Aveni; Time and space in Islam / David A. King; Cyclical and linear concepts of time in China / M. Loewe; Cycles, seasons, and stages of life: time in a Japanese context / Joy Hendry; Inuit time / John MacDonald; Of spheres and shadows / Elly Dekker; The growth of modern timekeeping / Jonathan Betts; 3, The depiction of time. The image of vanitas / Ivan Gaskell; Time and the portrait / Lorne Campbell; Seasons and moments / John House; Art and time in the 20th century / Dawn Ades; 4, The experience of time. Music and time / Iain Fenlon; Does time heal? Time in the history of medicine / Ken Arnold; The history of anniversaries / E.H. Gombrich; Time and history / F. Fernández-Armesto; Geologists' time / M. Rudwick; Australian Aboriginal concepts of time / H. Morphy; Egyptian time / A. Spalinger; 5, The end of time. Understanding the beginning and the end / Martin Rees.