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The Resource Measuring America : how an untamed wilderness shaped the United States and fulfilled the promise of democracy, Andro Linklater

Measuring America : how an untamed wilderness shaped the United States and fulfilled the promise of democracy, Andro Linklater

Label
Measuring America : how an untamed wilderness shaped the United States and fulfilled the promise of democracy
Title
Measuring America
Title remainder
how an untamed wilderness shaped the United States and fulfilled the promise of democracy
Statement of responsibility
Andro Linklater
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains how a single system of weights and measures was developed in order to help survey and map out the vast lands west of the Ohio River and examines the impact of the system on American history and culture
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2002.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2002.
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156660
Cataloging source
DLC
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Linklater, Andro
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • National characteristics, American
  • Public lands
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Ohio River Valley
  • Ohio River Valley
  • Surveying
  • Surveyors
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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how an untamed wilderness shaped the United States and fulfilled the promise of democracy
Label
Measuring America : how an untamed wilderness shaped the United States and fulfilled the promise of democracy, Andro Linklater
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-292) and index
Control code
ocm50143791
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
310 p.
Isbn
9780802713964
Lccn
2002073573
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADH-6157
Label
Measuring America : how an untamed wilderness shaped the United States and fulfilled the promise of democracy, Andro Linklater
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-292) and index
Control code
ocm50143791
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
310 p.
Isbn
9780802713964
Lccn
2002073573
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADH-6157

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