The Water Supply System of Siena, Italy

The Water Supply System of Siena, Italy : The Medieval Roots of the Modern Networked City

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Description

The book reviews scholarly literature and archival sources including maps and diagrams, to better situate Siena's achievement in urban history and broadens our understanding of medieval technology and urban life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 449g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 28 black & white illustrations
  • 1138986968
  • 9781138986961

Table of contents

1. Siena 2. Physical and Historical Context 3. Description of the Foundations and Aqueducts 4. The Use of Water and its Regulation 5. Antecedents, Parallels, and Diffusion 6. Sienese Engineers and their Legacy 7. Conclusionshow more