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Britain's medieval castles

Author: Lise Hull
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The widespread construction of castles in Britain began as soon as Duke William of Normandy set foot on the shores of England in 1066. This illustrated book presents a cultural and historical tour of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lise Hull
ISBN: 0275984141 9780275984144
OCLC Number: 61228571
Description: xxvi, 218 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: What is a castle? --
Castles as offensive weapons --
Castles as defensive strongholds --
Castles as residences --
Castles as status symbols --
Raglan Castle, a properly fortified military residence --
What is a castle, revisited.
Responsibility: Lise E. Hull.
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"The founder of Castles Unlimited, which promotes their appreciation and preservation, Hull has written two previous surveys of castles, but here she focuses not so much on particular castles as on Read more...

 
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