In Praise Of Slowness
Challenging The Cult Of Speed
ISBN10: 0060750510 ISBN13: 9780060750510 Publisher: Harperone Published: Sep 6 2005 Pages: 321 Weight: 0.55lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
Analyzes and challenges human history's cultures of speed and efficiency, identifying the benefits of a slower-paced lifestyle while noting time-defying practices of thirteenth-century Benedictine monks, during the Industrial Revolution, in the modern world, and more. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.