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August 12, 1922

World Metric Standardization: An Urgent Issue. A Volume of Testimony Urging Worldwide Adoption of the Metric Units of Weights and Measures—Meter—Liter—Gram.

JAMA. 1922;79(7):578. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640070066040

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This volume contains a summary of the testimony gathered by the World Metric Standardization Council during recent years for the purpose of supplying legislators, editors and the public with the facts available, so that they may aid the movement. Among the sixteen chapters, those on metric units in the world today, and world metric clues, are valuable as references. The book contains an adequate index.

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