Title The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey That Transformed the World
Publisher London Little, Brown 2002
0316859893 / 9780316859899
Seller ID ID261861
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.