Book ID: CBB000078861

Technology and resource use in medieval Europe: Cathedrals, mills, and mines (1997)


Smith, Elizabeth Bradford (Editor)
Wolfe, Michael (Editor)


Publication Date: 1997
Physical Details: viii + 216 pp.; illus.; notes; index

Description Contents: Smith, Elizabeth Bradford, Wolfe, Michael: Introduction: New perspectives on medieval technology and resource use. Mark, Robert: Technological innovation in high Gothic architecture. Sanabria, Sergio, Luce, Kristina: The Rayonnant Gothic buttresses at Metz Cathedral. Courtenay, Lynn T.: Scale and scantling: Technological issues in large-scale timberwork of the High Middle Ages. Brady, Niall: The Gothic barn of England: Icon of prestige and authority. Crossley, David: The archaeology of water power in Britain before the Industrial Revolution. Squatriti, Paolo: “Advent and conquests” of the water mill in Italy. Holt, Richard: Mechanization and the medieval English economy. Toch, Michael: Agricultural progress and agricultural technology in medieval Germany: An alternative model. Beck, Patrice, Braunstein, Philippe, Philippe, Michel: Wood, iron, and water in the Othe forest in the late Middle Ages: New findings and perspectives. Hall, Bert: Weapons of war and late medieval cities: Technological innovation and tactical changes.

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Review Muendel, J. (1999) Review of "Technology and resource use in medieval Europe: Cathedrals, mills, and mines". Technology and Culture (pp. 659-60). unapi

Review Heyman, J. (1999) Review of "Technology and resource use in medieval Europe: Cathedrals, mills, and mines". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (pp. 359-60). unapi

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