Geschichte der Mühlen zwischen Eider und Königsau

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    English titleA History of the mills between the Eider and Königsau
    Authors & editors

    Petersen, Hans [Author]

    Publisher Wachholtz Verlag, Neumünster
    Year of publication 1988

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

    Energy & power > Development of technology
    Wind & watermills > Other Europe (not GB) > Germany, Austria & Switzerland


    Scope & contentSummary TranslationA detailed description of the technical evolution of water mills and windmills in the gently undulating landscape of Schleswig from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century, and the later introduction (in the 17th and 18th centuries) of hulling mills and horse mills. It includes the ownership of mills and their social and economic organisation against the background of historical events. The second half details the history of the individual mills ordered by district.The book is illustrated with historical diagrams, black-and-white photos of mills, documents etc, and historical maps.

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    Accession no. 229656

    • Shelf location: C114-PET
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection
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