The Cambridge Illustrated Atlas of Warfare: The Middle Ages, 768-1487 (Cambridge Illustrated Atlases)

The Cambridge Illustrated Atlas of Warfare: The Middle Ages, 768-1487 (Cambridge Illustrated Atlases)

Nicholas Hooper


battle within the heart a long time is frequently characterised as being ruled by way of lone, heroic knights or huge, immense mobs of plodding infantry. during this colourful and informative publication, authors Hooper and Bennett debunk the various myths surrounding medieval struggle to provide an image of an army tradition as subtle as our glossy one, with good prepared armies and a excessive measure of tactical intelligence. The authors make their case by means of masterful use of top quality maps, conflict plans, and pictorial essays that discover such themes as siege conflict, using cavalry, the advance of naval struggle, medieval technological know-how and war, and the legacy of the center a while in sleek army war. The Atlas spans the interval from the coronation of Charlemagne to the final of the English Wars of the Roses and covers campaigns in and round Europe and the Mediterranean. The illustrations depict all degrees of battle from the strategic campaigns all the way down to person battles, fortifications, and weaponry. The lucid narrative that accompanies the photographs explains the process campaigns and classes to be realized from them. This ebook is written for the final reader with an curiosity within the background of struggle.

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