Latvijas dzirnavas

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    English titleMills in Latvia
    Authors & editors

    Teivens, Arno [Author]

    Publisher Daugava
    Year of publication 1985

    English (main text)
    German (main text)
    Latvian (main text)

    Medium Book

    Wind & watermills > Other Europe (not GB) > Nordic & Baltic countries


    Copies held

    Accession no. 21720

    • Shelf location: C115.5-TEI
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection
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    Divisions within this publication

    • 1: Introduction the general development of milling equipment
    • 2: Early methods of grinding grain Pounding stones, mortars and pestles
    • 3: Rotating querns Rotating millstones and querns; Horse mills; Treadmills
    • 4: Watermills Watermills in Riga and vicinity; Watermills outside of Riga; The machinery of the watermills; The buildings of the watermills; “Perpetuum mobile” watermills
    • 5: Windmills Post mills in Riga and vicinity; Smock mills; Rural post mills; Paltrok mills; Rural smock mills; Wooden smock mills; Stone smock mills
    • 6: Further development of milling The mill buildings; The beginnings of Latvian ownership of mills; An economic survey of milling in Latvia
    • 7: Data and surveys on mills in the 17th-20th centuries
    • 8: Millers and millwrights Millwrights and guilds; Millers
    • 9: The Latvian mills in art and literatureArt; Literature
    • 10: Footnotes; Bibliography; List of illustrations; Gazetteer; Supplement
    • 11: List of mills (by district); Alphabetical index of millsEnglish summary; German summary