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Elite #028: Medieval Siege Warfare

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During the Middle Ages siege warfare played a vital role in military strategy. Sieges were far more numerous than pitched battles, ranging from small-scale affairs against palisaded earthworks to full-scale assaults on vast strongholds. Needless to say, the art of siege warfare assumed a unique importance to both invader and defender alike. In this title Christopher Gravett explores the different aspects of medieval siege warfare, from chivalrous formalities to 'surprise and treachery', in a text backed by numerous illustrations including 12 full page colour plates by Richard and Christa Hook.

About the Author

Christopher Gravett is Senior Curator at the Royal Armouries and a recognised authority on the arms, armour and warfare of the medieval world. He has worked as an advisor for numerous TV and Film productions. His previous Osprey titles include Elite 17:Knights at Tournament, Warrior 1: Norman Knight 950-1204 AD and Campaign 13: Hastings 1066.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780850459470
Author:
McBride, Angus
Author:
McBride, Angus
Author:
Hook, Richard
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing
Location:
London :
Subject:
Military - Strategy
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
War
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Middle ages
Subject:
Architecture, medieval
Subject:
Siege warfare
Subject:
Fortification
Subject:
Siege warfare -- History.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
The elite series ;
Series Volume:
028
Publication Date:
19900524
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
65
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.78x7.30x.21 in. .55 lbs.

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