To Win And Lose A Medieval Battle

Author: Andrew Villalon
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004345809
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To Win And Lose A Medieval Battle from the Author: Andrew Villalon. In To Win or Lose a Medieval Battle, Andrew Villalon and Donald Kagay provide a full treatment of one of the major battles of the Hundred Years War. The authors have investigated the background to NƔjera, traced its immediate events, and laid out its effects on Iberia and the principal adversaries in the Hundred Years War.

The Medieval Way Of War

Author: Gregory I. Halfond
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 147241960X
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The Medieval Way Of War from the Author: Gregory I. Halfond. Few historians have argued so forcefully or persuasively as Bernard S. Bachrach for the study of warfare as not only worthy of scholarly attention, but demanding of it. In his many publications Bachrach has established unequivocally the relevance of military institutions and activity for an understanding of medieval European societies, polities, and mentalities. In so doing, as much as any scholar of his generation, he has helped to define the status quaestionis for the field of medieval military history. The Medieval Way of War: Studies in Medieval Military History in Honor of Bernard S. Bachrach pays tribute to its honoree by gathering in a single volume seventeen original studies from an international roster of leading experts in the military history of medieval Europe. Ranging chronologically from Late Antiquity through the Later Middle Ages (ca. AD 300-1500), and with a broad geographical scope stretching from the British Isles to the Middle East, these diverse studies address an array of critical themes and debates relevant to the conduct of war in medieval Europe. These themes include the formation and implementation of military grand strategies; the fiscal, material, and administrative resources that underpinned the conduct of war in medieval Europe; and religious, legal, and artistic responses to military violence. Collectively, these seventeen studies embrace the interdisciplinarity and topical diversity intrinsic to Bachrachā€™s research. Additionally, they strongly echo his conviction that the study of armed conflict is indispensable for an accurate and comprehensive understanding of medieval European history.

Warfare In The Medieval World

Author: Brian Todd Carey
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1848846320
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Warfare In The Medieval World from the Author: Brian Todd Carey. Warfare in the Medieval World explores how civilizations and cultures made war on the battlefields of the Near East and Europe in the period between the fall of Rome and the introduction of reliable gunpowder weapons during the Thirty Years War. Through an exploration of thirty-three selected battles, military historian Brian Todd Carey surveys the changing tactical relationships between the four weapon systems-heavy and light infantry and heavy and light cavalry - focusing on the evolution of shock and missile combat. This is the second part of an ambitious two-volume study of the subject. The first volume, Warfare in the Ancient World, examined the evolution of warfare from the Bronze Age to the highly organized armies of the Greeks and the Romans.

Medieval Warfare A History

Author: Maurice Keen
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191542520
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Medieval Warfare A History from the Author: Maurice Keen. 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 the eleventh and twelfth centuries, on the Crusades and on the great Hundred Years War between England and France. The chapters in Part II trace thematically the principal developments in the art of warfare; in fortification and siege craft; in the role of armoured cavalrymen; in the employment of mercenary forces; the advent of gunpowder artillery; and of new skills in navigation and shipbuilding. In both parts of the book, the overall aim has been to offer the general reader an impression, not just of the where and the when of great confrontations, but above all of the social experience of warfare in the middle ages, and of the impact of its demands on human resources and human endurance.


Author: John V. Tolan
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231506465
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Saracens from the Author: John V. Tolan. -- Alastair Hamilton, Times Literary Supplement

33 Gesetze Der Strategie

Author: Robert Greene
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3446436421
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33 Gesetze Der Strategie from the Author: Robert Greene. In diesem Buch spannt Robert Greene einen weiten Bogen und stellt uns die GroƟmeister der Strategie vor, von Sunzi bis Churchill, von Hannibal Ć¼ber Friedrich den GroƟen bis Napoleon. Von ihren groƟen Erfolgen, aber auch von ihren Fehlern kann jeder lernen, denn strategisches Denken braucht man Ć¼berall: in Wirtschaft und Politik, im Beruf wie im Privatleben. Die "33 Gesetze der Strategie" des Bestsellerautors Robert Greene erstmals auf Deutsch: knapp, prƤgnant, unterhaltsam.

5 Minute Faith Builders For Men

Author: Bob Barnes
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736941983
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5 Minute Faith Builders For Men from the Author: Bob Barnes. Bob Barnes, author of the popular 5-Minute Bible Workouts for Men, provides busy men with more insightful, to-the-point devotions to help them discover God's wisdom and apply it to their daily lives. With his trademark down-to-earth style, Bob encourages men to use God's Word as their guiding force build a foundation of faith in all areas of their lives lead their families with biblical principles develop a prayer life that is rich, real, and practical walk with God each day with conviction and gratitude A great gift for fathers, grandfathers, sons, and uncles--any man eager to transform his life through regular interactions with God. Rerelease of Men Under Construction.

Medieval Literature In Translation

Author: Charles W. Jones
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486149048
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Medieval Literature In Translation from the Author: Charles W. Jones. Comprehensive anthology contains exquisite cross-section of Western medieval literature, from Boethius and Augustine to Dante, Abelard, Marco Polo, and Villon, in masterful translations. "No better anthology exists." ā€” Commonweal.

The Lost Brother A Gareth Gwen Medieval Mystery Book 6

Author: Sarah Woodbury
Publisher: Sarah Woodbury
ISBN: 1311079920
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The Lost Brother A Gareth Gwen Medieval Mystery Book 6 from the Author: Sarah Woodbury. November 1146. War has come to Gwynedd at the hands of Ranulf, Earl of Chester, who seeks to gain a foothold in Wales against the day peace finally comes to England. On the eve of King Owain's counter-assault on Mold Castle, the body of a woman who bears a striking resemblance to Gwen is discovered buried in someone else's grave. Even in the midst of war, murder must be investigated, and it falls to Gareth and Gwen to bring the guilty to justice.When their investigation uncovers not only another body, but also treason at the highest levels of King Owain's court, Gareth and Gwen must come to terms with unprecedented treachery0Ģ4and a villain whose crimes can never be forgiven.The Lost Brother is the sixth Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.

The Art Of Warfare In Western Europe During The Middle Ages

Author: J. F. Verbruggen
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 9780851155708
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The Art Of Warfare In Western Europe During The Middle Ages from the Author: J. F. Verbruggen. First full English edition of classic work on medieval warfare, updated to take recent scholarship into account.