Cartography in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Fresh Perspectives, New Methods

Edited by Richard J.A. Talbert and Richard W. Unger

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€127,00
$153.00
ISBN13: 
9789004166639
E-ISBN: 
9789047443193
Publication Date: 
July 2008
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xxii, 318 pp.
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ISSN: 
1385-920x
Volume: 
10

Jaime-Chaim Shulman, Tel-Aviv University

In A Tale of Three Thirsty Cities, Jaime-Chaim Shulman offers an analysis of three engineering projects of urban water supply systems carried out between 1560s – 1610s. Mainly external conditions, and not technology, affected the improvement achieved in the inhabitants’ wellbeing.
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004312401
E-ISBN: 
9789004312425
Publication date: 
November 2017
€138,00
$159.00

M. Greenhalgh, Australian National University, Canberra

Traces the fate of antiquities and technologies in Asia Minor, their degradation, and re-use, including the eventual export of treasures to competing Western museums, using technologies re-imported from the West - roads, railways, shipping - into a modernising Ottoman Empire.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222199
E-ISBN: 
9789004252615
Publication date: 
September 2013
€181,00
$225.00

G.R.H. Wright

Building construction is the subject of this third part of the Ancient Building Technology set dealing with the history of building and building materials). Beginning with the formulation of a project it goes on to discuss preliminary site surveying and setting out, followed by building site...
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004177451
E-ISBN: 
9789047430896
Publication date: 
November 2009
€233,00
$281.00

Edited by Cynthia Kosso and Anne Scott

Examining historical water use and ideology diachronically and cross regionally, this book reveals how religion, politics, science and social relationships transformed and were transformed by the manipulation of, uses of, and disputes over water in daily life, ceremonies, and literature.
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004173576
E-ISBN: 
9789047427032
Publication date: 
March 2009
€209,00
$253.00

David L. Thurmond

A careful analysis of Roman food processes, including those for cereals, olive oil, wine, other plant products, animal products, and condiments. The work combines analysis of literary and archaeological evidence with that of traditional comparative practices and modern food science.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004152366
Publication date: 
August 2006
€135,00
$164.00

Adam Lucas

This comparative empirical study of milling technology in the pre-modern period draws on the latest research in archaeology, history and sociology to illuminate the social and economic significance of milling and the extent to which the modern period is built on ancient and medieval foundations.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004146495
Publication date: 
November 2005
€196,00
$237.00

G.R.H. Wright

This résumé study deals with building material, which together with construction and structures, forms one of the three aspects of building, or equally one of the three factors which constitute the nature of a building.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004140073
Publication date: 
May 2005
€188,40
$226.80
€314,00
$378.00

Bryan Lawton

This two-volume work describes the pre-industrial history of mechanical engineering and covers power generation, transport, manufacturing, and weapons technology. Important items are discussed in each section and performance data are presented in easily understood graphical format using over 800...
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004136090
Publication date: 
May 2004
€323,00
$390.00

G.R.H. Wright

Ancient Building Technology is the first modern English-language survey of building technology in a period from prehistory to the end of the Classical World in the region of Europe, the Middle East and the Mediterranean basin. After an historical survey of construction from first shelters to late...
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Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004099692
Publication date: 
March 2000
€161,00
$194.00

Edited by Paolo Squatriti

This collection of studies on the ways water was used and manipulated in Europe between AD 500 and 1500 provides complete coverage of the technologies related to water in a vital period of technological development. Fishing, water power, irrigation, and domestic supply receive attention.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004106802
Publication date: 
September 2000
€215,00
$259.00

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