The story of measurement

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Thames & Hudson,
Pub. Date:
2007.
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English
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An upbeat survey of humanity's fascination with measurement covers a wide range of topics, from currency and the birth of the meter to natural disasters and body mass index, in a volume that explains each measuring method within a historical context.
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9780500513675
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