The Old Measure: An Inquiry Into the Origins of the U.S. Customary System of Weights and Measures (Paperback)

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The Old Measure: An Inquiry Into the Origins of the U.S. Customary System of Weights and Measures (Paperback)

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An essential resource for scholars and a treat for curious readers, this uniquely detailed history of American weights and measures traces these everyday standards back to their originals and explains the ancient trade system on which they are based.
Product Details ISBN: 9780615376264
ISBN-10: 0615376266
Publisher: Pinax
Publication Date: August 15th, 2010
Pages: 198
Language: English