Living by the sword : weapons and material culture in France and Britain, 600-1600 (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Living by the sword : weapons and material culture in France and Britain, 600-1600

Author: Kristen Brooke Neuschel
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book analyzes the way swords were collected, used, shared, and valued by warrior elites in France and Britain for over 1,000 years, from ca 500 to 1600"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Neuschel, Kristen Brooke, 1951-
Living by the sword
Ithaca, [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2020003683
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kristen Brooke Neuschel
ISBN: 1501752146 9781501752148 9781501752131 1501752138
OCLC Number: 1140382981
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Introduction: What Do Swords Mean? --
Swords and Oral Culture in the Early Middle Ages --
Swords and Chivalric Culture in the High Middle Ages --
Swords, Clothing and Armor in the Late Middle Ages --
Swords and Documents in the Sixteenth Century.
Responsibility: Kristen B. Neuschel.

Abstract:

"This book analyzes the way swords were collected, used, shared, and valued by warrior elites in France and Britain for over 1,000 years, from ca 500 to 1600"--

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