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Weighing The World: The Quest to Measure the Earth Paperback – 1 May 2009

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  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, U.S.A. (1 May 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0195384954
  • ISBN-13: 978-0195384956
  • Product Dimensions: 23.1 x 2.5 x 15.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,738,987 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This is history writ large, with a long list of characters, and a background of wars, where good maps could be the key to victory. (The New Scientist)

About the Author

Edwin Danson is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors. He is the author of Drawing the Line: How Mason and Dixon Surveyed the Most Famous Border in America.


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