Seize the Daylight: Who Knew? A Brief History of Daylight Saving Time


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Ready Reference & Quick Facts , Science , Daylight-saving Time , Time

Description:
Companion to a book about the history of daylight-saving time (DST). Features a brief overview of the history of DST (including the contributions of Benjamin Franklin, World Wars I and II, and the 1973 oil embargo), and current observance of DST in the U.S., the U.K., and beyond. The "About the Book" section recounts bemusing situations related to DST. From a consultant who advised the U.S. Congress about its 2005 legislation to extend DST.

Creator:
Prerau, David

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.seizethedaylight.com/dst/


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