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Author Barak, On.
Title On time : technology and temporality in modern Egypt / On Barak.
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c2013.
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 Floor2  DT107 .B366 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xiii, 341 p.: ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Note Revised version of the author's dissertation--New York University, 2009.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Egypt -- History -- British occupation, 1882-1936.
Egypt -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Egypt -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Time -- Social aspects -- Egypt.
Time perception -- Social aspects -- Egypt.
Technology -- Social aspects -- Egypt.
ISBN 9780520276130 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520276132 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520276147 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520276140 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard # 40022616995
OCLC number 830992839