Book ID: CBB000830137

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


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.

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Authors & Contributors
Sartori, Sergio
Haustein, Heinz-Dieter
Alder, Ken
Moulinier, Laurence
Sallmann, Line
Verna, Catherine
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
Pavia University Press
Walter de Gruyter
Free Press
Presses Universitaires de Vincennes
New York University
Weights and measures
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Measuring instruments
Delambre, Jean Baptiste Joseph
Méchain, Pierre
Louis XIV, King of France
Smyth, Charles Piazzi
Eames, Charles
Haraway, Donna Jeanne
17th century
16th century
19th century
20th century
18th century
Académie des Sciences, Paris
Convention du mètre (1875)

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