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On time : technology and temporality in modern Egypt / On Barak.

By: Barak, On.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, c2013Description: xiii, 341 p.: ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780520276130 (cloth : alk. paper); 0520276132 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780520276147 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0520276140 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Time -- Social aspects -- Egypt -- History | Time perception -- Social aspects -- Egypt -- History | Technology -- Social aspects -- Egypt -- History | Egypt -- History -- British occupation, 1882-1936 | Egypt -- Social conditions -- 19th century | Egypt -- Social conditions -- 20th centuryDDC classification:
Contents:
Introduction: another time? -- En route -- Double standards -- Effendi hauntologies -- Harmonization and its discords -- The urban politics of slowness -- Counterclockwise revolution -- On hold -- Conclusion: countertemporality.
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Revised version of the author's dissertation--New York University, 2009.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-334) and index.

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