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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (143 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Andro Linklater Narrator: Alan Sklar Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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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. Download and start listening now!

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Mike Goldman | 1/6/2014

    " As boring as it sounds. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Bob | 12/7/2013

    " Starts slow, but turns out to be a somewhat interesting look at how America turned into a country of square miles. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Matthew | 11/30/2013

    " A must read for anyone who loves geography. Tells the intertwining tale of the failed attempt to develope a decimalized system of measurement in america and the surveying and sale of public lands in America. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Alda | 11/22/2013

    " I think this book is great, it gives you a lot of history information. "

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