Moteurs à muscles cette énergie retro

    Full details

    English titleMuscular motors, this retro energy
    Authors & editors

    Bleu, Simone [Author]

    Publisher l'Association "Le Clairmirouère du temps"
    Year of publication 1980

    French (main text)

    Medium Book

    Energy & power > Development of technology
    Energy & power > Muscle power


    Scope & contentSummary translation: A journal article on the subject of the history of mills; from Ancient China, Greece and Egypt to present day. Focuses on the 1900s – a time of ‘retro energy.’ Looks at various parts of mills such as the wheel, pivot etc. “Social events” such as the domestication of animals and other advancements. Wheels- history of who invented the wheel and its modifications over the years. Includes its impact on mills in Paris- including diagrams of specific models. The introduction and development of equipment such as cranes and their impact. Includes the history of Archimedes needle and its link to mills.

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229929

    • Shelf location: Z
    • Donor: JSP Buckland Collection