|Product Name||European Medieval Tactics, Vol. 1: The Fall And Rise Of Cavalry 450-1260 (Elite)|
|Category||Book / Magazine / Publication|
|Short Description||Height:9.76 inches / Length:7.09 inches / Weight:0.57 pounds / Width:0.2 inches|
|Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon ~ 184908503X|
|Price New||8.76 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Price Used||7.00 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Width||0.19 inches (convert)|
|Height||9.86 inches (convert)|
|Length||7.3 inches (convert)|
|Weight||8 ounces (convert)|
Osprey's elite title on the rise and fall of European medieval cavalry during an 800 year period. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire there was a decline in professional cavalry forces, and infantry dominated in the Germanic successor barbarian kingdoms. In the Carolingian and Norman periods from the 9th to the 11th centuries, under the impact of Viking, Saracen and Magyar advances, the cavalry arm gradually expanded from the small remaining aristocratic elite. Even so, the supposedly complete dominance of the knight in the 12th and 13th centuries is grossly exaggerated, as integrated cavalry and infantry tactics were nearly always the key to success.
This is the first in a two-part treatment of medieval tactics, covering developments in both cavalry and infantry tactics. Throughout the period there was a steady evolution of training in both individual and unit skills, of armor and weapons, and thus of tactics on the battlefield. This book covers key moments in this story of evolution from Hastings in 1066 to Legnano in 1176. It also details the later development of cavalry versus cavalry tactics and the two key set piece battles of Bouvines in 1214 and Pelagonia in 1259, the former an example of abject failure of cavalry tactics and the latter a stunning success.
|Similar Items||9780198206392: Medieval Warfare: A History|
9781849087933: The Spanish Tercios 1536-1704 (Men-At-Arms, Book 481)
9780826478863: The Medieval Fortress: Castles, Forts, And Walled Cities Of The Middle Ages
9781846031847: Roman Battle Tactics 109BC–AD313 (Elite)
9780198207306: Fighting Techniques Of The Medieval World: Equipment, Combat Skills And Tactics
9780198202776: Medieval Warfare: A History
9780306813580: The Medieval Fortress: Castles, Forts, And Walled Cities Of The Middle Ages
9780850459470: Medieval Siege Warfare (Elite)
9781841766393: Fortifications In Wessex, C.800-1066
9780802023872: An Atlas Of Anglo-Saxon England
View 27 more similar items
|Search Google||by EAN or by Title|
Article of interest
By claiming your products, you gain a great deal of control over your products and company information. When you make changes, they don't need to be verified manually and other users cannot make any changes to your data.
Claiming your products is a rather simple process but it does involve a few steps. You simply need to give us a list of your products but then you need to verify your claim by entering a code we send to your email.
You also get to enter information about your company on the claim page. If you have multiple companies, you can control them all on your profile page once they are verified.
After you make your initial claim, we perform some processing on our side. Once the claim process is complete, you get full control over all of your products and company information. You get to control your product details and images. You can modify the contact information for your company and upload a company logo.
To get started with the process, you can search for one of your products and click the CLAIM link found at the bottom of the product information block. You can also go directly to the CLAIM PAGE. Once on that page, simply follow the on screen instructions to complete the claim process.
If you want to send us data about your products instead of simply claiming existing products or entering new information by hand, you can always send us a data file and we can import it for you.