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Wind & water in the Middle Ages

Wind & water in the Middle Ages

fluid technologies from antiquity to the Renaissance

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Published by ACMRS in Tempe, Ariz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water-wheels -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Water mills -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Windmills -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWind and water in the Middle Ages
    Statementedited by Steven A. Walton.
    SeriesPenn State Medieval studies -- no. 2, Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies -- v. 322, Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies (Series) -- v. 322.
    ContributionsWalton, Steven A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ840.A2 W56 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17170986M
    ISBN 100866983678
    ISBN 109780866983679
    LC Control Number2006028810


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