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EAN-139781580970624   EAN-13 barcode 9781580970624
Product NameThe Medieval Fortress: Castles, Forts And Walled Cities Of The Middle Ages
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHardcover
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Height0.96 inches    (convert)
Length11.31 inches    (convert)
AuthorJ.E. Kaufmann, H.W. Kaufmann, Robert M. Jurga, H. W. Kaufmann
Page Count320
BindingHardcover
Published05/01/2001
FeaturesUsed Book in Good Condition
Long DescriptionThe castles of the Medieval world continue to interest readers, both as architectural wonders and because of their dramatic role in world history. The general public is largely unaware of just how many castles survive today or over how wide an area of Europe and the Middle East they are to be found.Fortifications specialist J.E. and H.W. Kaufmann and technical artist Robert Jurga (authors of the acclaimed Fortress Europe: European Fortifications of World War II ) have once again combined European sources and personal observations to present a unique portrait of military architecture. They reveal how the medieval fortress combined both Roman and barbarian features, with some influences from as far away as China. Detailed coverage is given for castles in the British Isles, France, Germany, Moorish Spain, and as far east as Poland and Russia, as well as Muslim and Crusader castles in the Middle East. The Medieval Fortress covers the origin and evolution of the castles and other walled defenses, their major components, and the reasons for their eventual decline, which was not solely due to the introduction of gunpowder. Also receiving extensive coverage are the weapons and equipment of garrisons and besieging troops. Over a hundred photographs and 150 extraordinarily detailed technical drawings accompany the main text, which also takes an in-depth look at representative castles of each major type.
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