The development of clocks into the eighteenth century
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Dugan, D. (2004). The development of clocks into the eighteenth century [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/670
The advantages of clocks with escapements over water clocks, that they can be miniaturized. The superb chronometers of the seventeenth century onwards, Harrison and others. The emergence of clockmakers and precise engineering. Superb luxury goods. Simon Schaffer explains.
industrial revolution, commodity
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