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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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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Very interesting book. This book really caused me to see the Dark Ages in a different light. There was actually a tremendous amount of industrial innovation and growth. Read full review

Contents

The Energy Resources of Europe and Their
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2 The Agricultural Revolution
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Industries
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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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