Beyond Measure: The Hidden History of Measurement a book by James Vincent.

A revelatory and vibrant story of measurement which will make you look at the world around you anew.‘A wildly ambitious book by a formidably talented young writer.’
ROBERT MACFARLANE’Vivid, epic, and full of curiosities. This is a book to delight and fascinate.′
TIM HARFORD, author of How to Make th…