Medieval European warfare, c.300-1500 / Helen Nicholson.

Author
Published
  • Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan 2003
Physical description
256 p.
ISBN
  • 9781403943866 (e-book)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Other format: Also available in printed form ISBN 9780333763315
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Audience
  • specialized
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
Language
  • English
  • Helen Nicholson provides a general overview of medieval warfare, with greater detail on topics of particular interest. Individual chapters consider the theory of warfare, military personnel, buildings and equipment, as well as the practice of warfare by land and sea. ; Warfare in medieval times was never static or predictable - although there were ideals and conventions to follow, in the field commanders had to use their initiative and adapt to the needs of the moment. In this concise, wide-ranging study, Helen Nicholson provides the essential introductory guide to a fascinating subject.Medieval Warfare- surveys and summarises current debates and modern research into warfare throughout the whole of the medieval period across Europe- sets medieval warfare theory and practice firmly into context as a continuation and adaptation of practice under the Roman Empire, tracing its change and development across more than a millennium- considers military personnel, buildings and equipment, as well as the practice of warfare by land and sea

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