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The Origins of Things, Or, How the Hour Got Its Minutes

The Origins of Things, Or, How the Hour Got Its Minutes
The Origins of Things, Or, How the Hour Got Its Minutes
SKU: 219030003
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This book, taken from five years of Origins columns from Archaeology Odyssey, traces the humble beginnings of those things we take for granted, and does it in a lively and informative manner.
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Price: P150.00
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Format: Trade Paperback

Condition: vg- condition, minor shelf wear

Size: 5.25"x8.0"

Pages: 116pp, 2002 edition

Others: All defects if any are formulated into pricing. May or may not have previous store stickers. Items were inspected but may still missed writings/inscriptions.


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The modern calendar was invented by a sixth-century A.D. monk named Dennis the Little? Ancient Athenians used randomly chosen juries to judge the accused? A secondcentury A.D. scholar at the Alexandria Library invented longitude and latitude to map the known world? King Solomon's artisans developed a somewhat primitive value for pi?... how the hour got its minutes?
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