Water Power and Watermills: An Historical Guide (Hardcover)

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Water Power and Watermills: An Historical Guide By Jonathan Brown Cover Image


The sight of the watermill is evocative of rural Britain—the wheel turning gently to grind corn. However, that is only part of the story of the harnessing of the power of water, a story that extends back 2,000 years and is still far from over, as this invaluable book shows.

About the Author

Jonathan Brown has written numerous books and articles on various aspects of British agricultural history and is the author of Steam on the Farm: A History of Agricultural Steam Engines 1800–1950.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781847972439
ISBN-10: 1847972438
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Publication Date: June 1st, 2011
Pages: 208
Language: English