Medieval Warfare: Theory and Practice of War in Europe, 300-1500

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Macmillan International Higher Education, Oct 21, 2003 - History - 256 pages
Helen Nicholson offers a masterly synthesis and summary of the present state of knowledge and debates on various aspects of warfare in medieval Catholic Europe between AD 300 and 1500. Nicholson provides a general overview of the subject, with greater detail on topics of particular interest. Individual chapters consider the theory of warfare, military personnel, buildings and equipment, as well as the practice of warfare by land and sea.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 The theory of warfare
13
2 Military personnel
39
3 Military buildings
66
4 Military equipment
88
5 The practice of land warfare
113
6 Naval warfare
144
Conclusion
164
Notes
167
Further reading
214
Index
219
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HELEN NICHOLSON is Senior Lecturer in History at Cardiff University. She has written a number of books on the military religious orders.

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