Anatolian Weightsand Measures is the most comprehensive study ever made of weights and measures used in Anatolia from prehistory to the 20th century.
Aspects covered include:
Description of weighing and measuring equipment
Units of measurements used over the millenia
Ottoman laws concerning the introduction of the metric system,
Glossary of terms relating to weights and measures used throughout the Ottoman Empire.
The book is lavishly illustrated with over eight hundred photographs, Drawings and miniature paintings. All together 513 weights and other measuring equipment in the Suna & Inan KIRAC Mediterranean Civilizations Research Institute collection are illustrated in full colour.
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