The medieval machine: the industrial revolution of the Middle Ages

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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976 - Business & Economics - 274 pages
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* Preface * Intent: To show that the foundations of our technologically oriented society were not the Industrial Revolution, the Italian Renaissance, but the Middle Ages [viii]. The main purpose is to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mary Catelli - Goodreads

Being an intensive look at the intensive work done in that era. It opens with watermills, which were perhaps the biggest change. They were known in Roman times, but not implemented, sometimes ... Read full review

Contents

The Energy Resources of Europe and Their
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The Agricultural Revolution
29
Mining the Mineral Wealth of Europe
59
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About the author (1976)

JEAN GIMPEL is a historian of technology and the cycles of civilization. He is the author of several works devoted to the scientific culture of the Middle Ages, including two bestselling books, The Cathedral Builders and The Mediaeval Machine: The Industrial Revolution of the Middle Ages.

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