|Title: ||Effects of the pocket watch in breaking up agrarian time|
|Authors: ||Dugan, David|
|Keywords: ||industrial revolution|
|Issue Date: ||17-Aug-2004|
|Abstract: ||The pocket watch became a symbol of regulation and became associated with urban, trade, and merchant life, as opposed to the slower rhythms of agricultural life dominated by the seasons. Control over the length of things became a right – as in torture. Simon Schaffer explains.|
|Appears in Collections:||Digital Orient|
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