The Young Mining Historians Corner is a blog post series edited by the Labour In Mining WG dedicated
to early career researchers in mining history broadly constructed.
The Issue 13 has been just published:
Things that Grow in the Earth: Recovering Resources in the Early Modern World - by Sebastian Felten (University of Vienna)
Sebastain Felten’s fascinating contribution brings us to the early modern period, when theories and practices of mining regarded metals as living entities growing underground. How did humanists, practitioners, and early modern people in general integrate this view with the broader economic, bureaucratic, and political use of resources? Read the blog to find out more!
YMHC editors: Francesca Sanna, Gabriele Marcon, Nikolaos Olma