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Medieval Warfare A History

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ISBN-10: 0198206399

ISBN-13: 9780198206392

Edition: 1999

Authors: Maurice H. Keen

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This richly illustrated book explores over seven hundred years of European warfare, from the time of Charlemagne to the end of the middle ages (c.1500). The period covered has a distinctive character in military history. It was an age when organization for war was integral to social structure, when the secular aristocrat was by necessity also a warrior, and whose culture was profoundly influenced by martial ideas. Twelve scholars, experts in their own fields, have contributed to this finely illustrated book. It is divided into two parts. Part I seeks to explore the experience of war viewed chronologically with separate chapters on, for instance, the Viking age, on the wars and expansion of…    
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Book details

List price: $90.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/18/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Introduction
Phases of Medieval Warfare
Carolingian and Ottonian Warfare
The Vikings
An Age of Expansion ic./i1020-1204
Warfare in the Latin East
European Warfare, ic./i1200-l1320
The Age of the Hundred Years War
The Arts of Warfare
Fortifications and Sieges in Western Europe, 800-1450
Andrew Ayton
Mercenaries
Naval Warfare in the Viking Age, c.1100-1500
War and the Non-Combatant in the Middle Ages
The Changing Scene: Guns, Gunpowder, and Permanent Armies
Further Reading
Chronology
Index