On time : technology and temporality in modern Egypt /

In this pioneering history of transportation and communication in the modern Middle East, On Barak argues that contrary to accepted wisdom technological modernity in Egypt did not drive a sense of time focused on standardization only. Surprisingly, the introduction of the steamer, railway, telegraph...

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Main Author: Barak, On.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Berkeley : University of California Press, 2013.
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