The Pre-Industrial Cities and Technology Reader

Curatore: Colin Chant
Anno: 1998
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 288 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 248 x 191 mm
Peso: 794 gr.
  • EAN: 9780415200783
pagabile con 18App pagabile con Carta del Docente

Articolo acquistabile con 18App e Carta del Docente

Approfitta delle promozioni attive su questo prodotto:

€ 42,98

€ 50,56

Risparmi € 7,58 (15%)

Venduto e spedito da IBS

43 punti Premium

Disponibile in 4/5 settimane

Quantità:

Altri venditori

Mostra tutti (2 offerte da 39,53 €)

Descrizione
The Pre-Industrial Cities Reader is designed to be used on its own or as a companion volume to the accompanying Pre-Industrial Cities: Open University textbook, in the same series. Compiled as a reference source for students, this reader is divided into three main sections, presenting key readings on: Ancient Cities, Medieval and Early Modern Cities, and Pre-Industrial Cities in China and Africa. Among the technologies discussed are: agricaultural innovations such as the heavy plough, water transport, the medieval road revolution, the first urban public transport, aqueducts, building materials such as brick and Roman concrete, weaponry and fortifications, water clocks, street lighting, and fire-fighting. Among the cities covered are: Uruk, Babylon, Thebes, Athens, Rome, Constantinople, Baghdad, Siena, Florence, Antwerp, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Mexico City, Hangzhou, Beijing and Hankou.