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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Men-At-Arms #150: Age of Charlemagne

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Most historians agree that the Carolingian Age, from the 8th to the 10th Century AD, represented one of the most important turning points in European history. It can be said with some certainty that early Carolingian military success was built on good leadership, adequate administration, and troops whose morale was almost consistently superb. It is also clear that the Carolingian army managed to adapt itself to face many and differing foes. This absorbing text by David Nicolle explores the organization and history of the Carolingian Empire during the age of one of history's most romanticised and heroic figures - Charlemagne.

About the Author

David Nicolle PhD was born in 1944 and was educated at Highgate School. For eight years he worked in the BBC Arabic Service. In 1971 he went 'back to school', gaining an MA from the School of Oriental and African Studies and a PhD from Edinburgh University. For some years he taught art and architectural history at Yarmuk University, Jordan. David has written many Osprey titles, including MAA 140 Armies of the Ottoman Turks, MAA 320 Armies of the Caliphates 862-1098, and Campaign 43 Fornovo 1495.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780850450422
Author:
Nicolle, David
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
McBride, Angus
Author:
McBride, Angus
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Europe History 476-1492.
Subject:
Europe History, Military.
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military-General History
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Men-At-Arms (Osprey)
Series Volume:
150
Publication Date:
19840731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.78x7.22x.15 in. .36 lbs.
Age Level:
10-12

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