Craft Treatises and Handbooks: The Dissemination of Technical Knowledge in the Middle Ages

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This book is devoted to the study of medieval manuscripts of a technical nature that provide information about manual activities such as textile industry, metallurgy, painting and illumination. The high level of specialization of these crafts involved the need to rely on recipe books, handbooks and treatises. These texts illustrate the various aspects of transmission and dissemination of technical knowledge as well as the written culture of medieval craftsmen.

Craft Treatises and Handbooks: The Dissemination of Technical Knowledge in the Middle Ages 2014, Brepols Publishers, Turnhout

ISBN-13: 9782503544397

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