Measuring America. How The United States Was Shaped By The Greatest Land Sale In History

Linklater Andro

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Publisher: Harper Collins
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2002
Edition: First Edition

Description: 312 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout. The only exception is a small inscription to the inside page.

Publishers Description: How we ultimately gained the American Customary System -- the last traditional system in the world -- and how Gunter's chain indelibly imprinted its dimensions on the land, on cities, and on our culture from coast to coast is both an exciting human and intellectual drama and one of the great untold stories in American history. Sagely argued and beautifully written, Measuring America offers readers nothing less than the opportunity to see America's history -- and our democracy -- in a brilliant new light.

ISBN: 0007108877


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