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The Measure Of All Things: The Seven Year Odyssey That Transformed the World Hardcover – 12 Sep 2002

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  • Hardcover: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown; First Edition edition (12 Sept. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0316859893
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316859899
  • Product Dimensions: 0.3 x 0.3 x 0.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 973,618 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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all the pace and plot of a historical adventure novel, as though Longitude had been crossed with A Tale of Two Cities, with a measure of Don Quixote thrown in (The Sunday TIMES)

riveting account of the origins of the metric system... an eye-opener (The DAILY TELEGRAPH)

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The revolutionary adventures of two scientists who inaugurated the metric system.

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