Industrial Milling in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds: A Survey of the Evidence for an Industrial Revolution in Medieval Europe

@article{Lucas2005IndustrialMI,
  title={Industrial Milling in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds: A Survey of the Evidence for an Industrial Revolution in Medieval Europe},
  author={A. Lucas},
  journal={Technology and Culture},
  year={2005},
  volume={46},
  pages={1 - 30}
}
  • A. Lucas
  • Published 2005
  • Engineering
  • Technology and Culture
  • In 1934 and 1935, Lewis Mumford and Marc Bloch published two very different pioneering works in the history of technology, Technics and Civilization and “Avènement et conquêtes du moulin à eau,” the first an ambitious attempt to trace the development of technology in human civilizations over several thousand years, the second a historical overview of the development of milling technology from Greco-Roman times to the end of the Middle Ages.1 What was to prove an extraordinarily influential… CONTINUE READING
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