Pre-Industrial Cities and Technology

By: Chant, Colin; Goodman, David

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This, the first book in the series, explores cities from the earliest earth built settlements to the dawn of the industrial age exploring ancient, Medieval, early modern and renaissance cities. Among the cities examined are Uruk, Babylon, Thebes, Athens, Rome, Constantinople, Baghdad, Siena, Florence, Antwerp, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Mexico City, Timbuktu, Great Zimbabwe, Hangzhou, Beijing and Hankou Among the technologies discussed are: irrigation, water transport, urban public transport, aqueducts, building materials such as brick and Roman concrete, weaponry and fortifications, street lighting and public clocks.

Title: Pre-Industrial Cities and Technology

Author Name: Chant, Colin; Goodman, David

Categories: History,

Publisher: Routledge: 1998-12-17

ISBN Number: 0415200768

ISBN Number 13: 9780415200769

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Paperback

Size: 25 to 30 cm tall, Quarto, (4to)

Seller ID: 131460