The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey That Transformed the World

By: Alder, Ken

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Octavo Size. Fine copy in Near Fine Dustjacket. DJ now protected in plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 466 pages The story of how science, revolutionary politics and the dream of a new economy converged to produce both the metric system and the first moves towards globalization.

Title: The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey That Transformed the World

Author Name: Alder, Ken

Categories: Science-General,

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2002

ISBN Number: 0316859893

ISBN Number 13: 9780316859899

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID261861

Keywords: Astronomy Delambre economic conditions expeditions History - French history -europe measurement Mechain Meridian Politics Science,