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Scales and weights; a historical outline.

Author: Bruno Kisch
Publisher: New Haven, Yale Univ. Press [1966, ©1965]
Series: Yale studies in the history of science and medicine, 1.
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Genre/Form: History
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Kisch, Bruno, 1890-1966.
Scales and weights.
New Haven, Yale Univ. Press [1966, ©1965]
(OCoLC)594094608
Online version:
Kisch, Bruno, 1890-1966.
Scales and weights.
New Haven, Yale Univ. Press [1966, ©1965]
(OCoLC)606935141
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruno Kisch
ISBN: 0300006306 9780300006308
OCLC Number: 537123
Description: xxi, 297 pages illustrations.
Contents: pt. I. Scales and weights. Introduction --
Exactness of weighing --
The metric-decimal system --
Scales --
Weights --
pt. II. Manufacture of scales and weights. Mastersigns --
Concluding remarks --
Appendices. 1. Ancient weight units --
2. Weight standards of the world before the metric-decimal system --
3. Weight standards of the world with gram or kilogram equivalents.
Series Title: Yale studies in the history of science and medicine, 1.

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