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Medieval Warfare

3.77  ·  Rating Details ·  30 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Medieval warfare includes hundreds of full colour illustrations and techincal drawings showing the armor, equipment and uniforms of archers, cavalry men and infantrymen, and 15 maps of medieval Europe and batles which changed it. It's authoritive 100,000 word text writen by H W Koch, with special contribution by Ian V Hogg and P L Gwynn-Jones, ame Medieval Warfare a modern ...more
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Published October 27th 1978 by Bison Books (first published 1978)
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Jennifer (JC-S)
Oct 02, 2008 Jennifer (JC-S) rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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‘Warfare was the very centre of medieval society.’

I confess: I picked this book up for the pictures. I am far more familiar with those aspects of medieval warfare that relate to chivalry and heraldry than I am with those that relate to the specific weapons used. From ballistic siege weapons to cannons and artillery: all are covered here. With more than 350 illustrations and drawings, this book provides details of the armour, equipment and uniforms of archers, infantrymen, and cavalrymen (and the
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Walt
Another book more useful in illustrations than discussion. Still, it has some good illustrations.
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Hanns Joachim Wolfgang Koch is a historian. He was a news editor for Radio Free Europe from 1952 until 1956 News editor at Radio Free Europe. 1961-1965. He earned his doctorate at Keele University in 1965. Since 1970 he has taught at the University of York.
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