Book Discussion on At Days Close: Night in Times Past

Mr. Ekirch talked about his book, At Day’s Close: Night in Times Past. He talked about nighttime, primarily in Western Europe… read more

Mr. Ekirch talked about his book, At Day’s Close: Night in Times Past. He talked about nighttime, primarily in Western Europe from the late Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution. He discussed subjects such as first sleep and second sleep, fear of the night, and artificial lighting. close

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Book Discussion on At Days Close: Night in Times Past

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Program ID:
191844-10
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 29, 2006
Last Aired:
May 7, 2006

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  • Apr 29, 2006 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 07, 2006 | 12:48am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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