British Imperial and U.S. Customary Units Explained by VCharles Ward

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26 July 2022
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“British Imperial and U.S. Customary Units Explained”, provides an informative and entertaining explanation of an ancient system of measurements once used extensively in the UK and still alive and kicking in the United States

“British Imperial and U.S. Customary Units Explained”, provides an informative and entertaining explanation of an ancient system of measurements once used extensively in the UK and still alive and kicking in the United States.  If you have never been educated in these traditional weights and measures, this book will tell you everything which you need to know.  It also explains why some units of measurement, such as the measurement of time and angle, just don’t lend themselves to metrication.  It also contains amazing facts, such as the connection between the feet of a medieval King and the way we buy out shoes today.  It also explains how new units of measurements are still evolving today to meet scientific advances, such as computer-memory.

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/British-Imperial-Customary-Units-Explained/dp/B0B5PL7T5W

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