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The Long & The Short of It

Discover the fascinating stories behind a our units of measurement. Discover why we measure time in units of 60, how the English, Scottish and Swedish inch differed, and what the exact length of a jiffy is in seconds. Packed with fascinating stories, this is an intriguing guide to the many systems of measurement that make sense of our daily lives, from pounds and parsecs to bushels and barricades.

Hardback, 8" x 5 ", 192 pages, 37 black and white illustrations.
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