By Aaron N. Shugar,Scott E. Simmons
The chapters are equipped following the cyclical nature of metals--beginning with extracting and mining ore, relocating to smelting and casting of entire gadgets, and finishing with recycling and deterioration again to the unique country as soon as the article is not any longer in use. facts got from archaeological investigations, ethnohistoric assets, ethnographic reports, in addition to fabrics technological know-how analyses, are delivered to undergo on questions regarding the mixing of metallurgy into neighborhood and local economies, the sacred connotations of copper gadgets, metallurgy as really good crafting, and the character of mining, alloy expertise, and steel fabrication.
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