Henry II: A Medieval Soldier at War, 1147-1189

Henry II: A Medieval Soldier at War, 1147-1189

by John Hosler
     
 

Intended as a military biography, this book studies the scope of Henry Plantagenet's warfare during his tenure as count of Anjou, duke of Normandy, and king of England. Relying heavily upon medieval documents, it analyzes his generalship and reexamines his place amongst the important military commanders in English history.See more details below

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Intended as a military biography, this book studies the scope of Henry Plantagenet's warfare during his tenure as count of Anjou, duke of Normandy, and king of England. Relying heavily upon medieval documents, it analyzes his generalship and reexamines his place amongst the important military commanders in English history.

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“Hosler’s book is a welcome addition to the history of twelfth-century Europe, correctly asserting the central importance of war, the preparation for war, and war’s aftermath to all aspects of life……this work will be valuable for specialists in medieval military history and the history of twelfth-century Europe, for graduate students, and for advanced undergraduates.”
David S. Bachrach in Journal of Military History, Oct 2007, Vol. 71/4

"Gelingt, genuin militärgeschichtliche Befunde in den allgemeinen Forschungsstand zu Heinirch II. zu integrieren...Die gebotene Befunde...und die intensive Aufarbetung der Quellenlage machen die Lektúre des flüssig geschiebenen Werkes...zu einen Gewinn."
Holger Berwinkel, Deutsches Archiv für Erfoschung des Mittelalters 65,1 (2009) 421-422

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004157248
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/09/2007
Series:
History of Warfare Series, #44
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.55(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.87(d)

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