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Hornické revíry vrcholného středověku a raného novověku ve srovnávacím pohledu

Title in English Mining regions in the high Middle Ages and the early modern age viewed in terms of comparison
Authors

HRUBÝ Petr DERNER Kryštof VEČEŘA Josef MALINA Ondřej

Year of publication 2019
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Archaeologia historica
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Citation
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Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.5817/AH2019-2-18
Keywords mining archaeology; geology; mining-historical research; mining and processing of raw materials; mining landscape; LiDAR; GIS
Description The study of historical mining regions has in a number of cases reached a level that makes us consider their shared and different structural and development features. There are many, both the absolute and relative chronology of the origins and the key phases of mining, differently functioning organisation of the processing and metallurgy workshops, or a locally specific relationship between mining and settlement. An important step forward appears to be the definition of comparative criteria which must involve approaches of numerous disciplines (mining archaeology, deposit geology and mineralogy, mining history, as well as related natural sciences). It is only these criteria that show in which regions we should seek answers to particular historical questions.
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