Table of contents for Einstein's clocks and Poincar‚e's maps : empires of time / by Peter Galison.


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Acknowledgments 9
CHAPTER 1. SYNCHRONY         13
Einstein's Times 14
A Critical Opalescence 26
Order of Argument 41
CHAPTER 2. COAL, CHAOS, AND CONVENTION 48
Coal 54
Chaos 62
Convention 76
CHAPTER 3. THE ELECTRIC WORLDMAP             84
Standards of Space and Time 84 
Times, Trains, and Telegraphs 98
Marketing Time 107
Measuring Society 113
Time into Space 128
Battle over Neutrality 144



CHAPTER 4. POINCARE'S MAPS           156
Time, Reason, Nation 156
Decimalizing Time 162 
Of Time and Maps 174
Mission to Quito 191
Etherial Time 198
A Triple Conjunction 211
CHAPTER 5. EINSTEIN'S CLOCKS       221
Materializing Time 221
Theory-Machines 227
Patent Truths 243
Clocks First 263 
Radio Eiffel 271
CHAPTER 6. THE PLACE OF TIME            294
Without Mechanics 294
Two Moderisms 303
Looking Up, Looking Down 322
Notes 329
Bibliography 355 
Index 371





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Time, Relativity (Physics)Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955, Poincar‚e, Henri, 1854-1912