Mills in the Medieval Economy

Mills in the Medieval Economy

England, 1300-1540

eBook - 2004
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This book examines the evolution of mills - whether powered by water, wind, animals or humans - during an important era of English history. It focuses not only on the structures themselves, but also on the people who acted as entrepreneurs, workers, and customers for the industry. Together they created one of the most recognizable and enduring features of medieval society. - ;The late medieval English milling industry epitomizes one of the most important technical achievements of early societies: the exploitation of wind, water and muscle power for augmenting human endeavours. Through a comput.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, Ă2004
ISBN: 9780191514753
0191514756
0199265585
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xx, 369 pages) : illustrations

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