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The Water Supply System of Siena, Italy
The Medieval Roots of the Modern Networked City





ISBN 9781138986961
Published July 26, 2016 by Routledge
242 Pages

 
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The book reviews scholarly literature and archival sources including maps and diagrams, to better situate Siena's achievement in urban history and broadens our understanding of medieval technology and urban life.

Table of Contents

1. Siena 2. Physical and Historical Context 3. Description of the Foundations and Aqueducts 4. The Use of Water and its Regulation 5. Antecedents, Parallels, and Diffusion 6. Sienese Engineers and their Legacy 7. Conclusion

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Michael P. Kucher (Author)