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The Measure Of All Things


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* Review coverage across the national and specialist press * Submitted for trade promotions * Reading copies available * Radio 4 interest in reading

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Ken Alder has a PhD from Harvard in History of Science as well as a Physics degree. In 1998 he won the Dexter Prize for the best book on the history of technology.


'Riveting ... An eye opener' TELEGRAPH 'Fluent in style, rich in both ideas and characters and full of dramatic urgency' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 'best books of 2002' ECONOMIST 'The agonies and ecstasies involved in the creation of the metre, skilfully told' SUNDAY TIMES 'Exemplary of how successfully non-fiction can marry intellectual range and human interest' THE SPECTATOR

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