John Hawkwood: An English Mercenary in Fourteenth-Century Italy / Edition 1

John Hawkwood: An English Mercenary in Fourteenth-Century Italy / Edition 1

by William Caferro
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801883237

ISBN-13: 9780801883231

Pub. Date: 04/01/2006

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

This ambitious account of Hawkwood is both a biography and a study of warfare and statecraft. William Caferro has mined more than twenty archives in England and Italy, creating an authoritative portrait of Hawkwood as an extraordinary military leader, if not always an admirable human being. In addition to a thorough account of Hawkwood's life and career, Caferro's

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This ambitious account of Hawkwood is both a biography and a study of warfare and statecraft. William Caferro has mined more than twenty archives in England and Italy, creating an authoritative portrait of Hawkwood as an extraordinary military leader, if not always an admirable human being. In addition to a thorough account of Hawkwood's life and career, Caferro's study offers a fundamental reassessment of the Italian military situation and of the mercenary system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801883231
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.24(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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