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ARMIES AND WARFARE IN THE MIDDLE AGES:  THE ENGLISH EXPERIENCE., Prestwich, Michael.

Author Name    Prestwich, Michael.

Title   ARMIES AND WARFARE IN THE MIDDLE AGES: THE ENGLISH EXPERIENCE.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New Haven Yale University Press 1996

ISBN Number    0300064527 / 9780300064520

Seller ID   29431

396 pp, 10" H. B&w and colour photographs, reproductions, maps. "(R)e-creates the real experience of medieval warfare, examining how men of all ranks of society were recruited, how troops were fed, supplied and deployed, the development of new weapons, and the structures of military command. (The author) challenges many common assumptions about medieval warfare. He shows that medieval commanders were capable of far more sophisticated strategy than is usually assumed: spies were an important part of the machinery of war, and the destruction of crops and burning of villages were part of a deliberate plan to force a foe to negotiate, rather than an indication of lack of discipline. Sieges, often lengthy and expensive, were more prevalent than physical battles. And in actual engagement the mounted knight was never as dominant as is often supposed: even in the twelfth century, many battles were won by unmounted men. Written by a leading scholar of the period and rich with anecdote and illustrations, this book will appeal to anyone interested in the social history of war in the Middle Ages." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light wear at corners and top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has some minor edge wrinkling, one small edge tear archivally taped.

Great  Britain,  Plantagenets,  Military  Art,  Military  Scienc,  England,  Armies,  Medieval  Warfare,  Infantry,  Mercenaries,  Strategies,  Intelligence,  Chivalry,  Logistics,  Navy,  Siege  Warfare,  Battles,  Agincourt,  Alnwick,  Anglesey,  Archers,  Geoffrey  Baker,  Bannockburn,  Bayeux  Tapestry,  Thomas  Beauchamp,  Bedford,  Anthony  Bek,  Jean  Le  Bel,  Berwick  Upon  Tweed,  Roger  Bigod,  Humphrey  De  Bohun,  William  Bohun,  Boroughbridge,  Bremule,  Brittany,  Caen,  Caerlaverock,  Calais,  Pas  De  Calais,  John  Chandos,  Chevauchee,  Clare,  Crecy,  Dover,  Edward  I,  Edward  II,  Edward  III,  Evesham,  Black  Prince,  Falkirk,  Fitzalan,  Flander,  France,  Jean  Froissart,  Gascony,  John  Of  Gaunt,  Gerald  Of  Wales,  Henry  De  Grosmont,  Guns,  Halidon  Hill,  Harfleur,  Hastings,  Henry  I,  Henry  II,  Henry  III,  Henry  V,  Horses,  Hostages,  Royal  Household,  Huntingdon,  Ireland,  Isle  Of  Wight,  John  I,  Kenilworth,  Knighthood,  Robert  Knollys,  Knights,  Henry  De  Lacy,  Lewes,  Limoges,  Lincoln,  Llywelyn  Ap  Gruffudd,  London,  Luttrell  Psalter,  Marshal,  William  Marshal,  William  De  Montague,  Simon  De  Montford,  Neville's  Cross,  Newcastle  Upon  Tyne,  Normandy,  Oderic  Vitalis,  Prcy,  Poitiers,  Portsmouth,  Retinues,  Richard  I,  Robert  I,  Scotland,  Ships,  Siege  Engines,  Sluys,  King  Stephen,  Stirling  Castle,  John  Talbot,  Tichebray,  Tournai,  Wales,  Weardale,  William  I,  Women,  Yarmouth. 

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