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Medieval Siege And Siegecraft Geoffrey Hindley

Medieval Siege And Siegecraft

Geoffrey Hindley

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ISBN : 9781844157976
Hardcover
182 pages
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Here Geoffrey Hindley serves us the history of military sieges fromevery angle, tracing the development of fortifications and equipment(offensive and defensive), penning vivid portraits of the weaponsinvolved, exploring the psychology of layingMoreHere Geoffrey Hindley serves us the history of military sieges fromevery angle, tracing the development of fortifications and equipment(offensive and defensive), penning vivid portraits of the weaponsinvolved, exploring the psychology of laying siege, and even describingthe role played by women and camp followers in battle. He shows siegetactics in action through real-life case studies of famous sieges thatchanged the course of history in medieval Europe and the Holy Land. Hisstimulating and accessible study will be fascinating reading formedieval specialists and for anyone who is interested in the history ofwarfare.