Measuring America: How an Untamed Wilderness Shaped the United States and Fulfilledthe Promise of Democracy

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Measuring America: How an Untamed Wilderness Shaped the United States and Fulfilled the Promise of Democracy - Linklater, Andro, and Andro, Linklater

Linklater's fascinating, provocative and eye-opening story of why America has ended up with its unique system of weights and measures, is explained in this volume that also shows how it has shaped the culture and country. 30 illustrations. 5 maps.

Measuring America: How an Untamed Wilderness Shaped the United States and Fulfilled the Promise of Democracy 2003, Plume Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780452284593

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Measuring America: How an Untamed Wilderness Shaped the United States and Fulfilledthe Promise of Democracy 2002, Walker & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802713964

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