• Marc Andre MattenEmail author


This chapter discusses the culturally and historically specific ways of creating and using calendars as a means to organize both time and human activity. Taking a cross-cultural perspective it analyzes European and East Asian calendar usages to cope with both the past and the future in the creation of historical consciousness(es).


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  1. 1.Institute of SinologyFriedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-NürnbergErlangenGermany

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