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Castles in medieval society : fortresses in England, France, and Ireland in the central Middle Ages

Author: Charles Coulson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charles Coulson overturns many of the traditional assumptions about the nature and purpose of castle-building in the Middle Ages. Going back to the original sources, he proposes a new and more subtle understanding of the function and symbolism of castles as well as vivid insights into their inhabitants.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Coulson
OCLC Number: 455975235
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 441 pages)
Responsibility: Charles L.H. Coulson.
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Charles Coulson overturns many of the traditional assumptions about the nature and purpose of castle-building in the Middle Ages. Going back to the original sources, he proposes a new and more subtle understanding of the function and symbolism of castles as well as vivid insights into their inhabitants.

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