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Title On pre-modern technology and science : a volume of studies in honor of Lynn White, Jr. / edited by Bert S. Hall and Delno C. West
Published Malibu, Ca. : Undena Publications, 1976


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Description 233 pages, [1 leaf of plates : illustrations ; 29 cm
Series Humana civilitas ; v. 1
Humana civilitas ; v. 1
Contents Hall, B. S. and West, D. C. Introduction : scholarly underdevelopment and the state of the field.--Hall, A. R. Guido's Texaurus, 1335.--Drake S. An agricultural economist of the late Renaissance.--Keller, A. G. A manuscript version of Jacques Besson's Book of machines, with his unpublished Principles of mechanics.--Needham, J. China's trebuchets, manned and counterweighted.--Glick, T. F. Cob walls revisited: the diffusion of tabby construction in the western Mediterranean world.--Blaine, B. B. The enigmatic water-mill.--Dresbeck, L. Winter climate and society in the northern Middle Ages: the technological impact.--Shelby, L. R. The "secret" of the medieval masons.--Funkenstein, A. Aristotle, imaginary experiments and the laws of motion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject White, Lynn, Jr., 1907-1987.
Science -- History.
Science, Renaissance.
Technology -- History.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Author Hall, Bert S.
West, Delno C., 1936-
White, Lynn, Jr., 1907-1987.
LC no. 76018602
ISBN 0890030111 (paperback)