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An Introduction to the Mechanical Arts in the Middle Ages

©1991; REVISED, 1993; WEB VERSION 2003; REFORMATTED AND LIGHTLY EDITED 2014. Originally presented at the International Congress for Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, in 1993. This introduction is meant to be neither ground-breaking nor earth shattering; rather I plan to present the mechanical arts as they stood in medieval intellectual thought. The following papers in this Continue Reading