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Medieval fortifications

Author: John R Kenyon
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2005.
Series: Continuum studies in medieval history; The archaeology of medieval Britain
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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Medieval Fortifications is the most complete archaeological account ever published of the development, form and function of fortification in Britain between the Norman conquest and the accession of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Kenyon
ISBN: 0718512898 9780718512897 0826478867 9780826478863
OCLC Number: 1110751498
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain by Leicester University, Leicester, 1990.
Description: xviii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword; Preface and acknowledgements; List of figures; List of tables; Introduction; Part 1: The castle: defences; 1 Earth-and-timber castles; 2 Masonry castles - keeps; 3 Masonry castles - gateways and mural towers; 4 Masonry castles - barbicans and bridges; Part 2: The castle: domestic; 5 Halls; 6 Lodgings; 7 Kitchens and allied structures; 8 Chapels, ancillary structures, and water supply; 9 Archaeology and castle life; 10 Town Defences; 11 Aftermath and Future; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Continuum studies in medieval history; The archaeology of medieval Britain
Responsibility: John R. Kenyon.

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"'... this is a very considerable achievement of synthesis and presentation, for which every student... of medieval archaeology will be grateful...' Medieval Archaeology"

 
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