Medieval Siege and Siegecraft


By: Geoffrey Hindley
Supplied by: Pen and Sword

Format: Hardback
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781844157976
Published: 19th March 2009
RRP / Print Price: £19.99

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Medieval Siege and Siegecraft

Great sieges changed the course of medieval history, yet siege warfare, the dominant military activity of the period, is rarely given the attention it deserves. Geoffrey Hindley's highly readable new account of this vital but neglected aspect of medieval warfare looks at the subject from every angle. He traces the development of fortifications and siege equipment, explores the psychological dimension and considers the parts played by women and camp followers. He also shows siege tactics in action through a selection of vivid case studies of famous sieges taken from the history of medieval Europe and the Holy Land. His stimulating and accessible study will be fascinating reading for medieval specialists and for anyone who is interested in the history of warfare.

 




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