Water technology in the Middle Ages cities, monasteries, and waterworks after the Roman Empire /

Focusing attention on gravity-fed water-flow systems in mediaeval cities and monasteries, Roberta J. Magnusson challenges the view that hydraulic engineering died with the Romans and remained moribund until the Renaissance. Full description

Main Author: Magnusson, Roberta J., 1952-
Format: Ebook
Language: English
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Series: Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology.
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Summary: Focusing attention on gravity-fed water-flow systems in mediaeval cities and monasteries, Roberta J. Magnusson challenges the view that hydraulic engineering died with the Romans and remained moribund until the Renaissance.
Item Description: Description based on print version record.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 238 p.) : ill., maps
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 0801872839 (electronic bk.)
9780801872839 (electronic bk.)