Описание: The Middle Ages are commonly divided into three periods - the early Middle Ages, the high or central Middle Ages, and the late Middle Ages. Each period was marked by its own crises and wars, and the weapons and fighters reflected the technological and other advancements being made. This book is a richly illustrated history of warfare in Western Europe during those years.Part One, the early Middle Ages, covers the late Romans, the Germanic invaders and Byzantines, the Franks, the Vikings and Hungarians, and the Anglo-Saxons and Normans in England. Part Two, the high or central Middle Ages, considers the feudal system, knights and chivalry, knights at war, infantrymen, land warfare, siege and naval warfare, crusades in Palestine, templars and hospitalers, the Reconquista in Spain, and the Teutonic knights. Part Three, the late Middle Ages, discusses the evolution of new types of armour and weapons, the Hundred Years' War, mercenaries, and firearms.
Автор: Stefancic, David R. Название: Armies in exile ISBN: 0880335653 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780880335652 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 4180 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Through three historical periods -- the Napoleonic Wars, World War I, and World War II -- Poles were forced to fight in other nations` armies to defend a Poland that had been erased from the map. Stefancic addresses such questions as how the soldiers` maintained their national identity while serving in a foreign army and the ways in which they related to foreign cultures.
Описание: Military history at its best the story of Julius Caesar's most famous legion In this thoroughly researched regimental history, Stephen Dando--Collins brings to life the celebrated 10th Legion a unit that Julius Caesar formed in 61 b.c. From the conquestGaul and the civil war against Pompey to the a.d. 70 siege of Jerusalem and then Masada, we get a close--up view of the 10th's astounding string of victories and a fascinating look at the lives of ordinary Roman soldiers. "A unique and splendidly researched story...Written in readable, popular style, Caesar's Legion is a must for military buffs and anyone interested in Roman history at a critical point in European civilization." T. R. Fehrenbach, author of This Kind of War, Lone Star, and Comanches Stephen Dando--Collins is an Australian--born researcher, editor, and author who has spent the last three decades identifying and studying Roman legions of the late republic and empire.
Автор: Darnell, John Manassa, Colleen Название: Tutankhamun`s armies ISBN: 0471743585 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780471743583 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 2611 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Offers an exploration of the politics of war during the age of King Tutankhamun. From the reign of the "heretic king" Akhenaten, through the sovereignty of the "boy king," King Tut, and ending with Horemhab, the last king of the Eighteenth Dynasty, this book looks at the history, weaponry, tactics, and negotiations of this fascinating time.
Название: European Armies&Conduct War ISBN: 0415218071 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415218078 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 2611 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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