Warfare in the Seventeenth Century (Smithsonian History of Warfare)
by John Childs
During the 17th century, technological evolutions in fortifications and arms meant that wars grew longer, armies larger, and military formations more disciplined. Yet, militias remained primarily mercenary; although armaments developed from the pike to the socket bayonet and uniforms began to appear, professionalism remained low. From the multifaceted conflicts of the Thir...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Harper Paperbacks
(first published 2001)
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