Stronger than a Hundred Men: A History of the Vertical Water Wheel (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology)

Stronger than a Hundred Men: A History of the Vertical Water Wheel (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology)

by TerryS.Reynolds (Author)

Synopsis

Spanning more than 2000 years, Terry Reynolds's account follows the progression of this labor-saving device from Asia to the Middle East, Europe, and America-covering the evolution of the water wheel itself, the development of dams and reservoirs, and the applications of water power.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 453
Edition: New edition
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Published: 31 Jul 2002

ISBN 10: 0801872480
ISBN 13: 9780801872488