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“My Idea of Heaven Is a Daily Routine”: Coordination and the Development of Mechanical Timekeeping

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This chapter contains sections titled: “Sonnez les matines!”: The Diffusion of “Clock Time”, Helping “Citizens of Honor to Lead Orderly Lives”: The Legitimation of Clock Time, The Temporal Regularity of Modern Society: The Social Ecology of Timekeeping, The Regulation of Behavior: Reciprocal Expectations and Mechanical Timekeeping, The Compelling and Cohesive Nature of Clock Time