Book ID: CBB000830137

A Measure of All Things: The Story of Man and Measurement (2007)

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Whitelaw, Ian (Author)


St. Martin's Press


Publication Date: 2007
Physical Details: 160 pp.; ill.; maps; index
Language: English

Description Popular account of the history of measurement.


Citation URI
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Authors & Contributors
Sartori, Sergio
Haustein, Heinz-Dieter
Alder, Ken
Moulinier, Laurence
Sallmann, Line
Verna, Catherine
Journals
Early Science and Medicine: A Journal for the Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Pre-modern Period
Spontaneous Generations
Archive for History of Exact Sciences
Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences
Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology
Publishers
Pavia University Press
Walter de Gruyter
Free Press
Presses Universitaires de Vincennes
NMS
New York University
Concepts
Measurement
Metrology
Weights and measures
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Mathematics
Measuring instruments
People
Delambre, Jean Baptiste Joseph
Méchain, Pierre
Louis XIV, King of France
Smyth, Charles Piazzi
Eames, Charles
Haraway, Donna Jeanne
Places
Italy
France
Scotland
Byzantium
Spain
Mexico
Times
17th century
Medieval
16th century
19th century
20th century
18th century
Institutions
Académie des Sciences, Paris
Convention du mètre (1875)
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