Le moulin et le meunier (2 volumes)

Le moulin et le meunier (2 volumes)

Rivals, Claude
Qty £100.00 Out of stock: see below

A phenomenal 2-volume work by a world authority, Claude Rivals,Professor of Sociology and Ethnology at the University in Toulouse, who summarises 30 years of research. Two superbly illustrated hardback volumes (250 and 240pp) in an as new slipcase

Vol 1 (technique et metier) covers the role of the miller by wind or water (including boat mills) and the history of milling from prehistoric to modern times.

Vol 2 (symbolique sociale) covers the mill in European culture - from its central role in society - providing our food - to role of the miller as villain or the subject of song and legend and the mills as a symbol of transformation (eg of the old to young)

A very heavy book - and a lovely present!

Publisher Editions Empreinte
Year of Publication 2000
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Product Categories Books, Featured Books, Wind Power & Windmills, Water Power & Watermills, Social History and Mill People, Other Books of Milling Interest, Industrial Archaeology, Architecture, Engineering, Books in Foreign Languages, Francais,

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