A collection of essays studying methods of exploitation of inland waters and uncultivated areas in medieval and modern Tuscany. Besides attempts at land reclamation made at that time activities connected with hunting, fishing, gathering of natural produce as well as river and lake navigation were also investigated. Furthermore the authors examine different regional situations such as Valdarnoé, Val di Nievoleé, the Sienese countryside, Val di Chianaé and Pisan coastal area. [Publisher's Text]
vi, 302 : ill.