Drainage, mills and polders: history and preservation

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    Authors & editors

    van der Drift, Leo

    Publisher TIMS
    Year of publication 2008

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    Water supply & management > Irrigation & drainage
    Wind & watermills > Other Europe (not GB) > Benelux


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    Accession no. 229453

    • Shelf location: I300
    • Donor: Niall Roberts Collection
    • Notes: Report of the themed day at the 12th/twelfth International Symposium of Molinology, 8th June 2007, Putten, The Netherlands

    Divisions within this publication

    • 1: The formation of the landscape of the western Netherlands and the role of drainage
    • 2: The first known references to wind-driven drainage mills. Ghent & St Omer (1316/1322)
    • 3: Land reclamation in the seventeenth century
    • 4: Windmills and the drainage of the Fens in eastern England
    • 5: Cooperation between mills: stepped drainage
    • 6: Ancient mills in modern times: an inconvenient relationship or not?
    • 7: Kinderdijk World Heritage Site
    • 8: Dutch mills and Dutch mill policy