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Product NameMedieval Siege Weapons (1): Western Europe AD 585–1385 (New Vanguard)
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:9.37 inches / Length:0 inches / Weight:0.39 pounds / Width:6.89 inches
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SKU5242422192
Price New8.71 US Dollars    (curriencies)
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Width0.08 inches    (convert)
Height9.74 inches    (convert)
Length7.23 inches    (convert)
Weight6.24 ounces    (convert)
AuthorDavid Nicolle
Page Count48
BindingPaperback
Published09/18/2002
Long DescriptionThe Medieval era was a period of huge variety and invention in siege warfare. Before the use of cannon and other gun-powder artillery, siege engines relied on assorted sources of power, from torsion 'energy storage' systems to man-power, counter-balances and others. This book reveals how technological traditions from the Graeco-Roman world, Persia, India and above all China made a massive contribution to siege warfare techniques. It also covers developments in military engineering, such as mining, counter-mining, the breaking of walls, the use of noxious and chemical fumes and the use of fire-weapons.
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