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Greek and Roman technology [electronic resource] : a sourcebook of translated Greek and Latin texts /
Andrew N. Sherwood, Milorad Nikolic, John W. Humphrey, and John P. Oleson.
edition
Second Edition.
imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.
description
xviii, 753 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
9781138927896, 9781138927902, 9781315682181
format(s)
Book
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imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.
isbn
9781138927896
9781138927902
9781315682181
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Society and technology in antiquity -- Literary sources for ancient technology -- Archaeology as a source for the history of technology -- Ancient weights, measures, and coinage -- The rise of humans and human technology -- Sources of energy and basic mechanical devices -- Sources of energy and prime movers -- Basic machines -- Mechanical gadgets -- Agriculture -- Food processing -- Mining and quarrying -- Mining -- Quarrying -- Metallurgy -- Sculpture -- Construction engineering -- Hydraulic engineering -- Household crafts, health and well-being, and workshop production -- Metal-working -- Wood-working -- Textiles and leather -- Ceramics and glass -- Applied chemistry -- Health and well-being -- Large-scale, organized production -- Transport and trade -- Land transport -- Navigation -- Standards of trade -- Record-keeping -- Time-keeping -- Writing and literacy -- Military technology -- Attitudes towards labour, innovation, and technology.
catalogue key
13104283
 
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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