Handbook of Ancient Water Technology

Handbook of Ancient Water Technology

by Orjan Wikander
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004111239

ISBN-13: 9789004111233

Pub. Date: 06/28/2002

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

A magisterial handbook on water use and water technology in an area from Mesopotamia to the Atlantic Ocean, from the beginning of the Neolithic period up to ca. A.D. 600. Based on the archaeological and written evidence, it discusses the socio-economic background, irrigation and drainage, water supply, water in recreation (fountains, baths, etc.), larger hydraulic

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A magisterial handbook on water use and water technology in an area from Mesopotamia to the Atlantic Ocean, from the beginning of the Neolithic period up to ca. A.D. 600. Based on the archaeological and written evidence, it discusses the socio-economic background, irrigation and drainage, water supply, water in recreation (fountains, baths, etc.), larger hydraulic works (canals and sluices, dams, drainage), water-power, water legislation and the administration of water resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004111233
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Series:
Technology and Change in History Series, #2
Pages:
744
Product dimensions:
6.76(w) x 9.58(h) x 2.03(d)

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