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Science  08 Feb 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5864, pp. 729
DOI: 10.1126/science.1152851

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One Time Fits All. The Campaigns for Global Uniformity. By Ian R. Bartky. Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA, 2007. 320 pp. $49.95. ISBN 9780804756426.

Focusing on the International Date Line, the system of Standard Time zones, and Daylight Saving-time, Barkty explores aspects of the global adoption of uniform civil time.