Medieval Warfare: A Bibliographical Guide

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Hono sapiens, homo pugnans, and so it has been since the beginning of recorded history. In the Middle Ages, especially, armed conflict and the military life were so much a part of the political and cultural development that a general account of this period is, in large measure, a description of how men went to war.

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Table of Contents

Abbreviations ix
Introduction xi
Chapter 1 War in the Middle ages 1
Reference Works 1
General History 2
Late Roman Empire 7
Early Middle Ages 10
Later Middle Ages 12
England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland 16
France, and the Low Countries 23
Germany and Switzerland 30
Spain and Portugal 33
Italy 35
Scandinavia 39
Byzantine Empire 41
Muslim States 44
Chapter 2 Battles
Reference Works 49
Special Topics 49
England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland 50
France and the Low Countries 53
Germany and Switzerland 55
Spain and Portugal 75
Italy 57
Eastern Europe 57
Byzantine and Muslim States 58
Chapter 3 Sieges 61
Chapter 4 Naval Operations 65
General Works 65
Northern Europe 67
Souther Europe
Byzantine and Muslim State 71
Chapter 5 Arms and Armor 73
Museum Collections 73
General Works 76
Northern Europe 80
Southern Europe 84
Byzantine and Muslim State 85
Chapter 6 Archery 87
Chapter 7 Calvary 91
Chapter 8 Gunpowder, Firearms, Artillery, and Siege Weapons 95
General Works 95
Northern Europe 98
Southern Europe 100
Byzantine and Muslim States 100Chapter 9 Fortifications 103
General works 103
Late Roman Empire 108
England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland 108
France and the Low Countires 115
Germany and Switzerland 123
Spain and Portugal 126
Italy 127
Scandinavia 132
Eastern Europe 133
Byzantine and Muslim States 133
Chapter 10 Rural, Urban, and Costal Defenses 137
Chapter 11 Recruitment and Services 143
General Works 143
England, Scotland, Wales, adn Ireland 144
France and the Low Countires 144
Germany and Switzerland 152
Spain and Portugal 154
Italy 154
Eastern Europe 156
Byzantine and Muslim States 156
Chapter 12 Finance and Supply 159
Chapter 13 The Spoils of War, Booty, and Ransoms
Chapter 14 War and Peace 167
Chapter 15 The Laws of War 171
Chapter 16 War and Literature 177
Chapter 17 Military Treaties 183
Chapter 18 Warfare Illustrated 189
Index 191
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