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A Measure of All Things: The Story of Man and Measurement Hardcover – 7 Aug 2007

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  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press (7 Aug. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312370261
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312370268
  • Product Dimensions: 15.4 x 2.5 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,229,268 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

IAN WHITELAW is an editor and writer who focuses primarily on scientific subjects. His work ranges from the very serious to the not-so-serious, including Habitus Disgustus: The Encyclopedia of Annoying, Rude and Unpleasant Behavior (Plume, 2006) and various writings on environmental topics for Greenpeace. He lives in Vancouver Island, Canada.


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