Medieval Naval Warfare 1000-1500 / Edition 1

Medieval Naval Warfare 1000-1500 / Edition 1

by Susan Rose
     
 

ISBN-10: 041523977X

ISBN-13: 9780415239776

Pub. Date: 12/29/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

How were medieval navies organised, and how did powerful rulers use them? Medieval Naval Warfare, 1000-1500 provides a wealth of information about the strategy and tactics of these early fleets and the extent to which the possibilities of sea power were understood and exploited.
This fascinating account brings vividly to life the dangers and difficulties

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Overview

How were medieval navies organised, and how did powerful rulers use them? Medieval Naval Warfare, 1000-1500 provides a wealth of information about the strategy and tactics of these early fleets and the extent to which the possibilities of sea power were understood and exploited.
This fascinating account brings vividly to life the dangers and difficulties of medieval seafaring. In particular, it reveals the exploits of the Italian city states, England and France and examines:
* why fighting occurred at sea
* how battles were fought
* the logistical back up needed to maintain a fleet
* naval battles from the Mediterranean to the North Sea.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415239776
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/29/2001
Series:
Warfare and History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.37(d)

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