In time lord clark blaise re creates the life of sanford fleming who struggled to convince the world to accept standard time its a fascinating story of science politics nationalism and the determined vision of one man who changed the world. The story of the man who in the 1880s created a unified standard for telling time one that included the greenwich prime meridian and the international date line and then convinced all the worlds nations to adopt it is presented. Clark blaise tells his story in time lord sir sandford fleming and the creation of standard time pantheon books fleming was born in scotland and immigrated to canada to do surveying his jobs got bigger and bigger and he traveled. Time lord sir sandford fleming and the creation of standard time clark blaise format book published london weidenfeld nicolson 2000 description viii 246 p 20 cm portion of title sir sandford fleming and the creation of standard time notes includes bibliographical references p
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