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    DescriptionIt is impossible to understand the cultures and achievements of the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, and Arabs, without knowing something of their technology. Rome, for example, made advances in many areas which were subsequently lost and not regained for more than a millenium. This is a knowledgeable yet lucid account of the wonderful triumphs and the limitations of ancient and medieval engineering. This book systematically describes what is known about the evolution of irrigation works, dams, bridges, roads, building construction, water and wind power, automata, and clocks, with references to the social, geographical, and intellectual context.


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    Title
    A History of Engineering in Classical and Medieval Times
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Donald Hill
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415152914
    ISBN 10: 0415152917
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1F
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC subject category V2: TBX
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 430
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26820
    BISAC V2.8: SCI034000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009000
    BIC subject category V2: TBC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    B&T Approval Code: A80280000
    BIC subject category V2: 1F
    DC22: 620/.009182/20901
    LC classification: TA16 .H55 1996
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC20: 620.009
    LC classification: TA16.H55 1
    DC22: 620.00918220
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: TBX, TBC
    Illustrations note
    49 line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    03 January 1997
    Publication City/Country
    London