Müller und Mühlen im alten Staat Luzern

    Full details

    English titleMillers and mills in the old canton of Lucerne
    Authors & editors

    Dubler, Anne-Marie [Author]

    Publisher Rex Verlag, Lucerne and Munich
    Year of publication 1978

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

    Wind & watermills > Other Europe (not GB) > Germany, Austria & Switzerland


    Scope & contentSummary Translation

    A history of the mills in the rural areas of Lucerne, covering:Mills in the manorial system, the awarding of rights to millers and their obligationsThe owners of mills and their tenants, and the dues they owed.Mills and their relations with the village.The equipment of mills: the water supply, the machinery, and auxiliary jobs.

    The working conditions of millers: training, hours, service to customers, income.The social status of the miller, his relationship to the authorities, his reputation.The appendix contains details of the Lütolf von Triengen famila of millers over 200 years; an inventory of mills in 1695.The book contains some historical pictures and maps. There is a map of the mills and their 1695 taxation capacity in a pocket in the back cover.

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229890

    • Shelf location: C114-DUB
    • Donor: Michael Dufau collection
    • Notes: large folded map in pocket at rear of the book
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