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Castles & forts

Author: Simon Adams; Clifford J Rogers
Publisher: Boston : Kingfisher, 2003.
Series: Kingfisher knowledge.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated exploration of a wide array of castles and fortifications throughout the world, from Norman mottes to Maori forts, including how and why they were built and their importance in history.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Adams; Clifford J Rogers
ISBN: 0753456206 9780753456200 9780753461198 0753461196
OCLC Number: 51966911
Description: 63 p. : ill. (mostly col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: First forts: Bronze Age fortifications --
Maiden castle --
Great Wall of China --
Masada --
Castel Sant'Angelo --
Ait Benhaddou --
Great age of castles: Motte and bailey castles --
Building in stone --
Chateau Gaillard --
Concentric castles --
Krak des Chevaliers --
Riverbank castles --
Alhambra of Granada --
Great walled fortress towns of Europe --
Himeji Castle --
Sacsahuaman --
Golconda --
End of an era: Fort Ticonderoga --
Fort Sumter --
Eureka Stockade --
Fort Douaumont --
Romantic castles --
Understanding ruins --
Glossary --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Kingfisher knowledge.
Other Titles: Castles and forts
Responsibility: Simon Adams ; foreword by Clifford J. Rogers.
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An illustrated exploration of a wide array of castles and fortifications throughout the world, from Norman mottes to Maori forts, including how and why they were built and their importance in history.

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