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Issue: 055, 12/11/28 p. 877, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Chronological, Para 4
Category: Time   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Death Rites   
Topic: Ages of History. [The "Northern nations" divide time into "the age of funeral piles" and, subsequently, "the age of graves"]
Source: Jameson, Dic. voce Bail.   

Issue: 055, 12/11/28 p. 877, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Logical, Para 10
Category: Social Anthropology   Folklore   Time   
Topic: Reversed Arrangement. [African folk songs tell their stories of legendary deeds in reverse order, most recent first. The Athenaeum says the "negro bards...appear to have no notion of logical method"]
Source: Park`s Travels   

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 45, Section: Science
Heading: History and Geology mutually confirmatory, Para 4
Category: Christian Religion   Comparative Mythology   Geology   Geomorphology   Time   
Topic: [Cuvier has remarked on the traditions all over the world which speak of an ancient global catastrophe. According to geology, "the last great change on the earth`s surface", five to six thousand years ago, would correspond "with the period assigned to the Deluge" in ancient history]
Person: CUVIER   
Source: Cuvier: First Lecture on the Natural Sciences   
Institution: College de France, Paris   
Lecture
Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 46
Heading: Length of Night in various parts
Category: Astronomy   Time   
Topic: [Comparative lengths of night-time in different parts of the globe]

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 378-379
Heading: Royal Institution. Conversazione, Friday, June 11
Category: Physics   Sound   Music   Inventions   Time   Time Measurement   
Topic: The lecture of this evening was one of several delivered this and the last season, in which the ingenious researches of Mr. Wheatstone have [...]contributed to the interest among the members [...] by the [...]developement, and [...] discoveries of the principles of sound
Person: WHEATSTONE   GALILEO   RAMEAU   FARADAY   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Lecture, 11/06/1830 Ed`s Mark: PARKES

Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 445-446
Heading: Chronoglobion, Para 1
Category: Astronomy   Physics   Inventions   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Time   
Topic: This most ingenious contrivance exhibits [the time, the time of day all over the globe, day of the month, motion of the earth, motion of the sun, position of earth and sun, the position of the moon in relation to the earth and sun, the turning of the moon and its eclipses]
Person: ASTRONOMER IMPERIAL AT VIENNA   ZIEBERMAYR   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 135
Category: Physics   Time   Education   Children   Popularization Of Science   
Title: Conversations on Comparative Chronology
Author: ANON   

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