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Fortifications and siegecraft : defense and attack through the ages

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the global history of fortifications and the threats to them posed by siegecraft. Tracing the interaction of attack and defense over time, Black situates the evolution of fortifications within their broader cultural and political context, showing their ongoing importance to military and social interaction across the world today."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Black, Jeremy, 1955-
Fortifications and siegecraft.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
(DLC) 2017058552
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Black
ISBN: 9781538109694 1538109697
OCLC Number: 1019844844
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Origins --
The medieval castle --
The sixteenth century --
The seventeenth century --
The eighteenth century --
The nineteenth century --
The world wars --
Since World War Two --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Jeremy Black.

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