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The Art of Warfare in Western Europe during the Middle Ages

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Product description

This is a translation and revision of a work first published in Dutch in 1954 which provides an examination of medieval warfare in Western Europe. It begins by analyzing the sources for our knowledge of the military history of the period, and assesses their reliability. It then considers the constituent parts of the medieval army, knights and foot-soldiers, equipment and terms of service, behaviour on the field, and psychology, before addressing the question of medieval tactics through an analysis of accounts of a series of major battles. Strategy is discussed in the context of these battles - whether to seek battle, fight a defensive war, or attempt a war of conquest.

Wear on the dust jacket along with some bent pages and discolouration on page edges.

Item details

Author(s):
J.F. Verbruggen
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
3.2 x 16 x 24.7 cm
Edition:
2nd edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0851156304
ISBN-13:
9780851156309
Number of pages:
388
Publisher:
The Boydell Press
Title:
The Art of Warfare in Western Europe during the Middle Ages

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This is a translation and revision of a work first published in Dutch in 1954 which provides an examination of medieval warfare in Western Europe. It begins by analyzing the sources for our knowledge of the military history of the period, and assesses their reliability. It then considers the constituent parts of the medieval army, knights and foot-soldiers, equipment and terms of service, behaviour on the field, and psychology, before addressing the question of medieval tactics through an analysis of accounts of a series of major battles. Strategy is discussed in the context of these battles - whether to seek battle, fight a defensive war, or attempt a war of conquest.

Wear on the dust jacket along with some bent pages and discolouration on page edges.

Author(s):
J.F. Verbruggen
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
3.2 x 16 x 24.7 cm
Edition:
2nd edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0851156304
ISBN-13:
9780851156309
Number of pages:
388
Publisher:
The Boydell Press
Title:
The Art of Warfare in Western Europe during the Middle Ages

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