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This is the first detailed study of the role of the Church in the commercialization of milling in... more
This book is the most comprehensive empirical study to date of the social and technical aspects o... more
Paperback reissue of the 2006 hardback.
Catalogue of essays and artwork from a national touring exhibition (2000-2001) about Australia's ... more
Catalogue of essays and artwork from a large-scale exhibition (1997) held at Casula Powerhouse Ar... more
Ancient & Medieval History - Articles
Technology and Culture, 2020
The early modern period, from roughly 1450 to 1800, was a time of global social and political uph... more
Encyclopedia of Ancient History , 2021
This article provides a survey of technological change from the late Bronze Age (ca. 1550 BCE) to... more
This is Chapter Nine of 'Ecclesiastical Lordship'. Among other topics, it goes into some detail a... more
This paper provides a brief overview of some of the current knowledge concerning medieval fulling... more
A survey of technological change from the late Bronze Age to the 7th century CE from several diff... more
Chapter Four of Wind, Water, Work (Brill, 2006).
Chapter 8 of Wind, Water, Work (2006)
The arguments in this paper have been superseded by those in my most recent book, 'Ecclesiastical... more
Medieval History - Conference Papers & Seminars
Vernacular depictions of watermills and waterpowered machinery from the medieval period are gener... more
This paper provides a brief overview of the current knowledge concerning medieval fulling mills, ... more
This is the first detailed study of the role of the Church in the commercialization of milling in... more
This book is the most comprehensive empirical study to date of the social and technical aspects o... more
Paperback reissue of the 2006 hardback.
Catalogue of essays and artwork from a national touring exhibition (2000-2001) about Australia's ... more
Catalogue of essays and artwork from a large-scale exhibition (1997) held at Casula Powerhouse Ar... more
Technology and Culture, 2020
The early modern period, from roughly 1450 to 1800, was a time of global social and political uph... more
Encyclopedia of Ancient History , 2021
This article provides a survey of technological change from the late Bronze Age (ca. 1550 BCE) to... more
This is Chapter Nine of 'Ecclesiastical Lordship'. Among other topics, it goes into some detail a... more
This paper provides a brief overview of some of the current knowledge concerning medieval fulling... more
A survey of technological change from the late Bronze Age to the 7th century CE from several diff... more
Chapter Four of Wind, Water, Work (Brill, 2006).
Chapter 8 of Wind, Water, Work (2006)
The arguments in this paper have been superseded by those in my most recent book, 'Ecclesiastical... more
Vernacular depictions of watermills and waterpowered machinery from the medieval period are gener... more
This paper provides a brief overview of the current knowledge concerning medieval fulling mills, ... more
Paper presented at the International Medieval Congress, Leeds UK, Jul 8, 2015
According to Marc Bloch, the customary obligation of tenants to grind their grain at their lord's... more
Paper presented at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Jul 14, 2015
Historians of technology have contended for decades that the development of the medieval milling ... more
Paper presented at SHOT Annual meeting, Dearborn (MI)
Although some of the founding members of the Society for the History of Technology were intereste... more
The Journal of Australian Political Economy, No. 69, 2012, pp. 1-15.
Oklahoma and Texas are two of the most conservative political constituencies in the United States... more
Australia has been the world’s largest coal exporter for almost three decades and remains heavily... more
Extended interview with San Francisco-based machine performance artists, Mark Pauline and Leslie ... more
Interview with Mark Pauline and Leslie Gladsjo from San Francisco-based machine performance colle... more
Interview with Sydney-based artist Philip George about his digital series of paintings, 'Mnemonic... more
Short article about the origins and nature of 'Mad Cow' disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopa... more
Interview with computer artist, Jon McCormack, about his recent work using self-generating forms ... more
Interview with US filmmaker, Leslie Gladsjo, about her recent documentary, 'Truth Under Siege', d... more
Article about recent proliferation of emergent diseases previously unknown to science.
Interview with Nobel Prize-winning physicist, Ilya Prigogine, which I had extraordinary difficult... more
Interview with English evolutionary biologist, Rupert Sheldrake, about how his theory of morphic ... more
Interviews with chaos scientists Mitchell Feigenbaum and Gavin Brown (later VC of Sydney Uni) for... more
Short popular article about the metaphysical implications of quantum theory, broadcast on 2SER FM... more
Leonardo, Sep 1993
The author suggests that new concepts in twentieth-century science not only provide commonalities... more
Guidelines for Indigenous employment
The main ambition of Francesc Relan ̃ o’s fascinating book The Shaping of Africa is to show how t... more
A detailed analysis of the Sydney Morning Herald's reportage of the Lucas Heights controversy... more
With the recent re-approval of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Queensland, debate over the future... more
This paper provides a brief overview of some of the current knowledge concerning medieval fulling... more
Journal of Australian Political Economy, 2012
Early in 2011, the Journal of Australian Political Economy (JAPE) published a special issue title... more
Recycling, May 3, 2018
Leonardo, 1996
Leonardo, 1996
The British Journal for the History of Science
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Energy Research & Social Science
... Page 3. TECHNOLOGY AND CHANGE IN HISTORY VOLUME 8 Page 4. Page 5. Georgius Agricola'... more
For more than seventy years, historians from several different sub-disciplines have argued that t... more