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Tyranny of the Clock – George Woodcock


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George Woodcock’s 1944 anarchist essay on the mechanisation of human existence.

Charting how the development of more and more accurate time pieces went hand in hand with the rise of capitalism and the regulation of our lives – first hour to hour, then minute to minute and finally second to second.

Produced as an elegant A6 pamphlet (32 pages) this classic essay helps us understand how the regulation of our lives creates a tyranny of the clock.