Ancient Harvesting Implements. A Study in Archaeology & Human Geography

Axel Steensberg

Published by Gyldendalske Boghandel, 1943
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Title: Ancient Harvesting Implements. A Study in ...

Publisher: Gyldendalske Boghandel

Publication Date: 1943

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Rebound by library in stiff covers. Errata slip tipped in. 13 plates from rear of book are tipped in the back of the book. Contents; Introduction; The Utility of Flint & Metal Implements for Grain Reaping demonstrated by Experiments; The History of Harvesting Implements in Denmark: Archaeological Sources supplemented by Stone Age Finds from the Provinces east of the Sound & the Cattegat: Stone Age;Bronze Age; Iron Age; Middle Ages; The Origin of Harvesting Implements & their Evolution in the Old World up to Modern Times; Primitive Reaping Methods; The Angular Sickle; The Leaf-Knife & the Short Scythe; The Balanced Sickle & the Long Scythe; Victory of the Scythe over the Sickle as a Grain-Reaping Implement,and the significance of Geographical Factors; Conclusion. Includes textual photos & drawings + 13 folding maps & charts. Bookseller Inventory # 0013664

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