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Anatomy of the Castle
     

Anatomy of the Castle

by John Gibson
 
The meaty written content lifts this attractive text, with its many good quality color photos of castles in western and eastern Europe, the Crusader states, and the Arabian peninsula, above the status of the coffee table. Gibson, a career soldier in England, provides competent, detailed descriptions of how castles work, how changes in construction reflect changes in

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The meaty written content lifts this attractive text, with its many good quality color photos of castles in western and eastern Europe, the Crusader states, and the Arabian peninsula, above the status of the coffee table. Gibson, a career soldier in England, provides competent, detailed descriptions of how castles work, how changes in construction reflect changes in artillery methods, and what life was like inside. The military history is provided of individual castles and the regions they protected.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586631949
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
12/01/1901
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.32(w) x 11.31(h) x 1.03(d)

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