Item description for Working With Water in Medieval Europe: Technology and Resource-Use (Technology and Change in History) by Paolo Squatriti...
A comprehensive survey of the techniques people used to harness, and defend themselves from, water in Western Christendom from 500-1500, each chapter of this volume sets the technologies of fishing, land drainage, irrigation, flood control, and water supply within a social and cultural context.
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Paolo Squatriti is Associate Professor of History and Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan. He specialises in the study of the pre-industrial environment and has published on ecological and landscape change in the 'Dark Ages'.
Paolo Squatriti currently resides in the state of Michigan. Paolo Squatriti was born in 1963 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.