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Publisher Comments:

If there is one thing we can be sure of concerning the Saxons, Vikings and Normans who inhabited the medieval world, it is that they were a good deal more advanced than some writings would have us believe. This fascinating book by Terence Wise explores the history, organization, clothing, equipment and weapons of Saxon, Viking and Norman peoples, covering wide-ranging topics such as Anglo-Saxon shields, Viking raiding ships and the organization of Norman armies.The absorbing and readable text is enriched by numerous illustrations and museum photographs with commentaries, plus eight superbly drawn full page colour plates by renowned military artist Gerry Embleton.

About the Author

Terence Wise is one of Ospreys most popular authors. Terence has been a respected historical writer for more than 25 years. With numerous books and articles to his credit, he has contributed more than a dozen titles to the Men-At-Arms series, mainly on medieval subjects including studies of the military orders and the Wars of the Roses.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780850453010
Author:
Wise, Terence
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Embleton, Gerry
Author:
Embleton, Gerry
Location:
London :
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
Vikings
Subject:
Northmen
Subject:
Saxons
Subject:
Armor, Ancient
Subject:
Military history, Medieval
Subject:
Weapons, Ancient.
Subject:
Military-General History
Subject:
history;osprey;military;medieval;vikings
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Men-at-arms series
Series Volume:
085
Publication Date:
19790331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
58
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.77x7.26x.21 in. .45 lbs.

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