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The History of Time: A Very Short Introduction

The History of Time: A Very Short Introduction  

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776076
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804990.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780192804990
Why do we measure time in the way that we do? Why is a week seven days long? At what point did minutes and seconds come into being? Why are some calendars lunar and some solar? The History ... More
Malthus: A Very Short Introduction

Malthus: A Very Short Introduction  

Donald Winch

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778360
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670413.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199670413
Thomas Robert Malthus was an English cleric whose ideas, as expounded in his most famous work the Essay on the Principle of Population, caused a storm of controversy. Malthus: A Very Short ... More

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