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From blanket fairs to night kings, curfews to crime, At Day's Close is an intriguing and captivating investigation into the night. Until now, this rich and complex universe in which we spend nearly half of our lives was a world long-lost to historians.

Here, Ekirch explores how the night was lived in the past, through travel accounts, memoirs, letters, folklore, poems, court records and coroner's reports. More than this, it is a passionate argument in the case for less artificial light in an increasingly bright world.

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Author: A Roger Ekirch

Format: Paperback

Size: 126 mm x 198 mm

Pages: 480

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From blanket fairs to night kings, curfews to crime, At Day's Close is an intriguing and captivating investigation into the night. Until now, this rich and complex universe in which we spend nearly half of our lives was a world long-lost to historians.

Here, Ekirch explores how the night was lived in the past, through travel accounts, memoirs, letters, folklore, poems, court records and coroner's reports. More than this, it is a passionate argument in the case for less artificial light in an increasingly bright world.

Every purchase you make supports the work of Shakespeare's Globe. Thank you!

Detail

Author: A Roger Ekirch

Format: Paperback

Size: 126 mm x 198 mm

Pages: 480

Delivery

We aim to deliver shop products within:

UK – 1-2 weeks
Europe – 2-4 weeks
Rest of world – 2-4 weeks

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