Wassermühlen der Schweiz

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    English titleWatermills of Switzerland
    Authors & editors

    Bachmann, Christian [Author]
    Kitamura, Kazuyuki [Author]

    Publisher Birkhäuser Verlag
    Year of publication 1987

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

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


    Scope & contentSummary Translation
    The book covers different aspects of watermills in Switzerland, starting with their symbolism and role in the landscape, culture and society, then looking at their early development and history and their mechanism. It tells the stories of individual named millers, and looks at mills in different parts of Switzerland. The final part tells stories and legends surrounding mills.The book ends with a list of mill museums and a short glossary.It is illustrated with photos and historical diagrams.

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    Accession no. 22567

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