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The medieval fortress : castles, forts and walled cities of the Middle Ages

Author: J E Kaufmann; H W Kaufmann; Robert M Jurga
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Da Capo pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The great walled castles of the medieval world continue to fascinate the modern world. Today, the remains of medieval forts and walls throughout Europe are popular tourist sites. Unlike many other books on castles, The Medieval Fortress is unique in its comprehensive treatment of these architectural wonders from a military perspective. The Medieval Fortress includes an analysis of the origins and evolution of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J E Kaufmann; H W Kaufmann; Robert M Jurga
ISBN: 0306813580 9780306813580
OCLC Number: 55134818
Notes: Originally published: Conshohocken, PA : Combined Pub., 2001.
Description: 319 pages : illustrations, plans ; 28 cm
Contents: Elements of medieval fortifications --
Early medieval fortifications --
The age of castles --
Decline of high castle walls --
Medieval castles and fortifications.
Other Titles: Castles, forts, and walled cities of the Middle Ages
Responsibility: J.E. Kaufmann & H.W. Kaufmann ; illustrated by Robert M. Jurga.
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