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Ken Alder The Measure Of All Things
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Ken Alder

Measure of All Things

€ 19.95

Amidst the fervour of the revolution, two french scientists were sent on an expedition to measure the world and establish the metre, which was to be one ten-millionth the distance from pole to equator. as one went north and the other south, their experiences diverged just as radically.

The author:
Ken Alder is an associate professor of history at Northwestern University and holds a Ph.D. from Harvard. A novelist and an avid bicyclist, he has biked Delambre and M?chain's entire route. His first book, Engineering the Revolution, won the 1998 Dexter Prize for the best book on the history of technology

Text in English


Taal / Language : English

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Paperback / softback
480 pagina's
Januari 2004
Brown Book Group Little us

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