The great industrial boatyard of Venice
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Macfarlane, A. (2004). The great industrial boatyard of Venice [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/544
The arsenal or boat building centre of Venice in the middle ages was one of the greatest industrial centres in the world. Through a mechanical division of work and high precision it turned out ships very rapidly and inspired Dante’s vision of ‘Inferno’. Explained by Alan Macfarlane.
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