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The Hundred Years' War : 1337-1453

Author: Anne Curry
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey, 2002.
Series: Essential histories, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Dr Anne Curry shows how the Hundred Years' War can reveal much about the changing nature of warfare: the rise of infantry and the demise of the knight; the impact of increased use of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Curry
ISBN: 1841762695 9781841762692
OCLC Number: 59427611
Description: 95 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Chronology --
Background to war : England and France at peace and war : 1259-1328 --
Warring sides : the English and French monarchies on the eve of the Hundred Years' War --
Outbreak : mounting tensions : 1336-37 --
The fighting : the Hundred Years' War : a narrative --
Portrait of a soldier : Bertrand du Guesclin ; Companions in arms : Andrew Trollope and Osbern Mundeford --
The world around war : war cruel and sharp --
Portrait of a civilian : Christine de Pizan --
How the war ended : the loss of Normandy and Gascony --
Conclusion and consequences : a defining moment in history? --
Further reading --
Index.
Series Title: Essential histories, 19.
Responsibility: Anne Curry.

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