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Empires of speed [electronic resource] : time and the acceleration of politics and society / by Robert Hassan.

By: Hassan, Robert, 1959-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to The study of time: v. 4.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009Description: 1 online resource (254 p.).ISBN: 9789004186859 (electronic bk.); 9004186859 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Time -- Sociological aspects | Information society | Information technology -- Social aspects | Computers and civilization | COMPUTERS -- Information TechnologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Empires of speed.DDC classification: 303.48/3301 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
A new empire -- The first empire of speed : clock time modernity -- The second empire of speed : networked society -- Pathologies of speed -- Cyberculture : a culture of speed -- The speed of liberal democracy -- Time for politics : a temporalized democracy.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-247) and index.

A new empire -- The first empire of speed : clock time modernity -- The second empire of speed : networked society -- Pathologies of speed -- Cyberculture : a culture of speed -- The speed of liberal democracy -- Time for politics : a temporalized democracy.

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