A Handbook of Food Processing in Classical Rome

For Her Bounty No Winter

David L. Thurmond

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€121,00
$161.00
ISBN13: 
9789004152366
Publication Year: 
2006
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
x, 294 pp. 38 illus.
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Language: 
ISSN: 
1385-920x
Volume: 
9

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
Publication date: 
September 2013

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004177451
Publication date: 
November 2009

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004173576
Publication date: 
March 2009

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

There was no sharp break between classical and medieval map making. Contributions by thirteen scholars offer fresh insight that demonstrates continuity and adaptation over the long term. This work reflects current thinking in the history of cartography and opens new directions for the future.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166639
Publication date: 
July 2008

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

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

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

Robert I. Curtis

This fully documented and illustrated handbook presents an up-to-date survey of tools and technologies to process and preserve food, devised and used by ancient people in Near Eastern and Classical civilisations from the Palaeolithic period to the late Roman Empire.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004096813
Publication date: 
December 2000

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004099692
Publication date: 
March 2000

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

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