Moulins du Morvan

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    English titleMills of Morvan
    Authors & editors

    Berte-Langereau, Phillipe [Author]
    Landry, Philippe [Author]

    Publisher La Taillanderie
    Year of publication 1992

    French (main text)

    Medium Book

    Wind & watermills > Other Europe (not GB) > France


    Scope & contentSummary Translation

    Information on mills in Morvan, a mountainous massif lying just to the West of the Cote d’Or escarpment in Burgundy. Gives a history of the area, focussing on the hamlets and the variety of mills to be found in the region, particularly grain mills. Gives information about the Industrial Revolution, when the number of mills were at their highest, and its impact on the area. Discusses the production of oil, cider and cereals. Gives information on millers who worked the mills, and gives specific examples of the mills in Morvan, for example Moulin de Chazeau. Describes the interior of the mills and their surroundings.

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    Accession no. 229184

    • Shelf location: C111
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