Medieval Warfare: A History
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Medieval Warfare: A History

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The medieval period was a singular epoch in military history--an age profoundly influenced by martial ideals, whose very structure of society was organized for war, and whose leaders were by necessity warriors. Now, the richly illustrated Medieval Warfare illuminates this era, examining over seven hundred years of European conflict, from the time of Charlemagne to the end...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published November 18th 1999 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published August 26th 1999)
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-Completo desde la generalidad.-

Género. Historia.

Lo que nos cuenta. Conjunto de ensayos sobre el tema, con Maurice Keen a cargo de la edición, la introducción y el capítulo dedicado a las armas de fuego, pólvora y ejércitos permanentes, que analizan la influencia de la guerra sobre la Europa medieval principalmente, con una primera parte histórica y cronológica que nos habla de la guerra carolingia y otoniana, de los vikingos, del papel de la guerra en el desarrollo de naciones, países y reinos...more
Non fiction book. I've owned this book for many years, but never read it. Decided to take a look at it after reading Crispin.
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Bought this for a class that I ended up not taking, but that's ok. Still looks interesting.
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Also known as M.H. Keen or Maurice Hugh Keen. He was a historian of the Middle Ages and Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford.
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