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Campaigns of the Norman Conquest (Essential Histories)by M. Bennett
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This resource provides a full introduction to the Norman Conquest, which resulted in dramatic changes to England's aristocracy, church, and administration; brought new language and cultural influences to England; and revolutionized military architecture with the introduction of the castle.
With maps showing how William the Conqueror's strategic intelligence enabled him to defeat his formidable opponents and create a new order, this vivid survey studies the Conquest's campaigns in detail. Assessing the human experience of the war, attention is also paid to the community surrounding the campaigns.
Including a chronology and an analysis of the consequences of William the Conqueror's victory, this fascinating volume will prove valuable for both student and general readers.
The "Essential Histories" series is a comprehensive study of human conflict. This volume examines the campaigns of the Norman conquest and aims to provide a deeper understanding of the nature of war and human history.
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