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Handbook of ancient water technology

Handbook of ancient water technology

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydraulic engineering -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Örjan Wikander.
    SeriesTechnology and change in history -- v. 2
    ContributionsWikander, Örjan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC16 .H36 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 741 p. :
    Number of Pages741
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21925937M
    ISBN 109004111239

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