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ERIC Number: EJ152996
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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The Long Ordeal: The Metric Changeover in the U.S.
Zupko, Ronald Edward
Intellect, 105, 2377, 114-16, Sep/Oct 76
The United States has the distinction of being the last industrial nation to adopt the metric system of measurement. Presents the principal personalities and governmental programs involved in this two-century struggle and the major reasons behind this country's long-standing and, oftentimes, bitter resistance to metrication. (Author/RK)
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