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The Resource At day's close : night in times past, A. Roger Ekirch

At day's close : night in times past, A. Roger Ekirch

Label
At day's close : night in times past
Title
At day's close
Title remainder
night in times past
Statement of responsibility
A. Roger Ekirch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of how people lived in the pre-industrial age describes how a lack of electric lighting separated daytime and evening into more contrasting worlds, explaining how superstition, work, fire, crime, religion, slavery, and other factors were different before the advent of electric lighting
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ekirch, A. Roger
Dewey number
306.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HN8
LC item number
.E48 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social history
  • Night
  • Night
Label
At day's close : night in times past, A. Roger Ekirch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [341]-414) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Terrors of the night : heavens and Earth -- Mortal perils : plunder, violence, and fire -- The fragility of authority : church and state -- A man's house is his castle : domestic fortifications -- Darkness visible : navigating the nightscape -- Works of darkness : labor -- The common benefactress : sociability, sex, and solitude -- Knightwalkers : princes and peers -- Masters by night : plebeians -- Ordinances of the bedchamber : rituals -- Unraveling the knitted sleeve : disturbances -- Sleep we have lost : rhythms and revelations
Control code
57564726
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxii, 447 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393050899
Lccn
2005002784
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
At day's close : night in times past, A. Roger Ekirch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [341]-414) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Terrors of the night : heavens and Earth -- Mortal perils : plunder, violence, and fire -- The fragility of authority : church and state -- A man's house is his castle : domestic fortifications -- Darkness visible : navigating the nightscape -- Works of darkness : labor -- The common benefactress : sociability, sex, and solitude -- Knightwalkers : princes and peers -- Masters by night : plebeians -- Ordinances of the bedchamber : rituals -- Unraveling the knitted sleeve : disturbances -- Sleep we have lost : rhythms and revelations
Control code
57564726
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxii, 447 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393050899
Lccn
2005002784
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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