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Big Ideas, Small Books

Time( )
Author: Hoffman, Eva
Series title:Big Ideas Ser.
Publication Date:Dec 2011
Publisher:Profile Books Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $23.99
Book Description:

Time has always been the great Given, a fact of existence which cannot be denied or wished away; but the character of lived time is changing dramatically. Medical advances extend our longevity, while digital devices compress time into ever briefer units. We can now exist in several time-zones simultaneously, but we suffer from endemic shortages of time. We are working longer hours and blurring the distinctions between labour and leisure. For many, in an inversion of the old adage, time...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Science / Time
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13 x 20 x 1.5 cm
Book Weight:0.182 Kilograms
Author Biography
Hoffman, Eva (Author)
Eva Hoffman was born in Krakow, Poland and eventually emigrated to Canda with her family. She received a Ph. D. from Harvard University.

She taught literature and was the editor of the New York Times Book Review.

Hoffman is the author of such books as Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language (1989) and Shtetl: The Life and Death of a Small Town and the World of Polish Jews (1997).


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