The Medieval Machine: The Industrial Revolution of the Middle Ages

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Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976 - Economic history - 274 pages
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This is an 1976 book recently reissued in paperback; when first published it was one of the few sources for information about medieval technology (the only other one I can think of is Lynn White’s ... Read full review

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The medieval ages were far more like our modern age than we often think. The only thing that came to my mind prior to reading this book was knights and castles. Hardly a dark age as often portrayed ... Read full review


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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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