Daylight Saving Time
When we change our clocks
Rationale and original idea
First there was Standard time
Early adoption and U.S. law
Changes and irregularities
Worldwide daylight saving
Worldwide daylight saving
Worldwide daylight saving

Recommended books

There are no notable books specifically about Daylight Saving Time, but the following titles discuss the broader history of timekeeping and calendars.

Calendar: Humanity's Epic Struggle To Determine A True And Accurate Year
by David E. Duncan

Engaging narrative traces the development of our modern-day (Gregorian) calendar, and describes how people's experiences are shaped by their conception of time. Also describes ancient calendars of many cultures all over the globe, from India to Egypt to the Mayan empire.
ISBN: 0380793245
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Marking Time: The Epic Quest to Invent the Perfect Calendar
by Duncan Steel

This Australian astronomer (Rogue Asteroids and Doomsday Comets) provides a general history of the development of the calendar system, a reassessment of why England settled the mid-Atlantic coast of North America, and advanced astronomical information for the science buff or professional.
ISBN: 0471404217
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Time's Pendulum: From Sundials to Atomic Clocks, the Fascinating History of Timekeeping and How Our Discoveries Changed the World
by Jo Ellen Barnett
A lively history of 4,000 years of timekeeping, with a balance of science, history, and sociology, it traces the important developments in humankind's epic quest to measure the hours, days, and years with accuracy, and how our concept of time has changed with each breakthrough.
ISBN: 0156006499
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Story of Time
by Kristen Lippincott

Academic tone. Multidisciplinary and cross-cultural in its subject-matter and approach, and all-encompassing in its scope, the book is written by an outstanding international cast of authors, including Umberto Eco and Sir Ernst Gombrich, each one a renowned expert from the fields of science, art, history, philosophy, or culture.
ISBN: 1858940729
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Eyewitness: Time & Space
by John R. Gribbin, Mary Gribbin

Organized like an illustrated travel guide. This is an interesting and quick guide to the mysteries of the Universe. Superb full-color photography and innovative 3-D models. See how time and space are measured, the world's largest telescope, in Hawaii, a sonic tape measure, inside an atom, and how pulsars flicker on and off with amazing precision.
ISBN: 0789455781
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