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Medieval warfare: theory and practice of war in Europe, 300-1500

Nicholson, Helen Jane 2003. Medieval warfare: theory and practice of war in Europe, 300-1500. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Abstract

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

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Authored Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D111 Medieval History
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780333763308
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 01:52
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/3967

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