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World in the Balance Robert P. Crease Hardcover
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World in the Balance Robert P. Crease Hardcover

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  • Language: English
  • ISBN -13: 978-0393072983
  • ISBN -10: 0393072983
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World in the Balance Robert P. Crease Hardcover
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World in the Balance - The epic story of the invention of a global network of weights, scales, and instruments for measurement

This book traces the evolution of this international system from the use of flutes to measure distances in the ancient China dynasties, figurines to weigh gold in West Africa to the creation of the French metric and British imperial systems.

  • Language: English
  • ISBN -13: 978-0393072983
  • ISBN -10: 0393072983
  • Publishing Date: October 24, 2011
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Author: Robert P. Crease
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Author Name Robert P. Crease
Book Cover Hard Cover
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