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By Richard Clogg

ISBN-10: 0521378303

ISBN-13: 9780521378307

This ebook presents a concise, illustrated creation to the heritage of contemporary Greece, from the 1st stirrings of the nationwide move within the overdue eighteenth century to the current day. it truly is designed to supply a simple creation for basic and educational readers with very little earlier wisdom of the topic, and supersedes Professor Clogg's brief background of recent Greece which has turn into a vintage due to the fact its preliminary booklet in 1979. This newest account is a totally new e-book, conceived afresh for a vast readership, within which the numerous illustrations with their huge captions shape an enormous a part of the textual content.

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Similar pest and disease problems were evident among livestock. Flocks and herds of only one species were efficient from the producer's point of view in the short- or even the medium-term, but were vulnerable to disease in the long-term. The most serious animal diseases were transmitted from Asia and had fortunately often lost their virulence by the time they reached the favoured shores of western Europe, especially those of Britain sheltering behind the Channel moat. But nowhere was entirely safe.

M. Cipolla's interesting little books, Clocks and Culture 1300-1700 (New York, Walker and Company, 1967) and Guns and Sails in the Early Phase of European Expansion 1400-1 joo (London, Collins, 1965) and Samuel Lilley, Men, Machines and History (London, Lawrence & Wishart, 1965) as well as his chapter 'Technological Progress and the Industrial Revolution 1700-1914' in C. M. ), The Fontana Economic History of Europe, vol. 3 (London, Collins/Fontana, 1973) and Hermann Kellenbenz's chapter 'Technology in the Age of the Scientific Revolution 1500-1700' in volume two of the same series.

The Fontana Economic History of Europe, vol. 3 (London, Collins/Fontana, 1973) and Hermann Kellenbenz's chapter 'Technology in the Age of the Scientific Revolution 1500-1700' in volume two of the same series. 44 Cambridge Histories Online © Cambridge University Press, 2008 INDUSTRY through the history of the decorative arts, producing at their highest the masterpieces of painting and sculpture of the Italian and north European Renaissance, as through the history of useful industry. The form of organisation was much the same in the fine and the practical arts and had not much changed since the flourishing of the craft guilds in the twelfth to fourteenth centuries.

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