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Spring Forward : The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving
by Michael Downing


Overview - Downing is obsessed with Daylight Saving, the loopy idea that became the most persistent political controversy in American history. Spring Forward is his portrait of public policy in the 20th century, a perennially boiling cauldron of unsubstantiated science, profiteering masked as piety, and mysteriously shifting time-zone boundaries.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Downing is obsessed with Daylight Saving, the loopy idea that became the most persistent political controversy in American history. Spring Forward is his portrait of public policy in the 20th century, a perennially boiling cauldron of unsubstantiated science, profiteering masked as piety, and mysteriously shifting time-zone boundaries.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781582434957
  • ISBN-10: 1582434956
  • Publisher: Counterpoint LLC
  • Publish Date: February 2009
  • Page Count: 228
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.6 x 0.76 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds


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Books > History > United States - 20th Century
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