A Geography of Time

A Geography of Time

The Temporal Misadventures of a Social Psychologist, or How Every Culture Keeps Time Just a Little Bit Differently

By Robert Levine

Basic Books (AZ), Paperback, 9780465026425, 280pp.

Publication Date: January 1997


A social psychologist presents an illuminating portrait of time as a human construct, tracing its evolution through history and exploring its various incarnations in cultures throughout the world. He points out that a culture’s sense of time has profound consequences for an individual’s psychological, physical, and emotional well-being.

About the Author
Levine is Chair and Professor of the Psychology Department at California State University, Fresno.