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Castles in Medieval Society: Fortresses in England, France, and Ireland in the Central Middle Ages
     

Castles in Medieval Society: Fortresses in England, France, and Ireland in the Central Middle Ages

by Charles Coulson
 

In this challenging new book Charles Coulson overturns many of the traditional assumptions about the nature and purpose of castle-building in the middle ages. Going back to the original sources, he proposes a new and more subtle understanding of the function and symbolism of castles as well as vivid insights into the lives of the people who inhabited them.

Overview

In this challenging new book Charles Coulson overturns many of the traditional assumptions about the nature and purpose of castle-building in the middle ages. Going back to the original sources, he proposes a new and more subtle understanding of the function and symbolism of castles as well as vivid insights into the lives of the people who inhabited them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198208242
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

University of Kent at Canterbury

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