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Title:
Time capsules : a cultural history
Author:
Jarvis, William E., 1945-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
vii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : the time capsule experience --Time capsule milestones in world chronology -- How time capsules work -- Notional and archaeological time capsules -- The time capsule's ancient origins and modern transformations -- The golden age of the grand time capsules, 1935-1982 -- Writing down the ages : ancient writings from yesterday, today, and tomorrow as time capsule experiences -- Keeping time in a perpetual futurescape -- Epilogue : our ideal time capsule.
ISBN:
9780786412617
Format :
Book