Political Ecologies in the Renaissance

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Political Ecologies in the Renaissance: Mining: De re metallica

Item Information

De Re Metallica

Dublin Core

Title

De Re Metallica

Description

An illustration of a mine ventilation system. The vane (H) orients the wooden vessel (A) so that the vent (C) faces the wind. The wind forces fresh air through a pipe (D) and into the mine.

Creator

Agricola, Georgius, 1494-1555

Publisher

Ludovici Regis

MODS

Key Date

1621

Type of Date

exact

Publication Place

Basle

Form/Genre

books

Repository Name

Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University

Language of Cataloging

English

Digital Origin

Reformatted Digital

Citation

Agricola, Georgius, 1494-1555, “De Re Metallica,” Columbia University Libraries Online Exhibitions, accessed May 23, 2024, https://exhibitions.library.columbia.edu/exhibits/show/political_ecologies/item/4736.

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