The Routledge Companion to Medieval Warfare - Routledge Companions to History (Paperback)Jim Bradbury (author)
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Providing easily accessible factual material, and covering the whole geographical area of medieval Europe, including Eastern Europe, this comprehensive volume is the perfect companion to all aspects of medieval warfare.
Setting the Companion in themed, illustrated sections, each preceded by a narrative outline offering a brief introduction, Jim Bradbury presents clear information on battles and sieges, and generals and leaders.
Practical topics examined include:castle architecture, with examinations of specific castlesship building techniquesimprovements in armourspecific weaponsdevelopments in areas such as arms and armour fortifications, tactics and supply.
Readable and engaging, this detailed volume provides students with an excellent collection of archaeological information and clear discussions of controversial issues.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 392
Weight: 702 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 29 mm
'In this book ... [Jim Bradbury] delivers clear and concise writing, and shows a wide range of knowledge ... this is a very handy reference work ... [and] a positively useful addition to the collection of any university library.' - Bulletin of International Medieval Research
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