Saxon, Viking and Norman

Saxon, Viking and Norman

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by Terence Wise, Gerry Embleton
     
 

If there is one thing we can be sure of concerning the Saxons, Vikings and Normans who inhabited the medieval world, it is that they were a good deal more advanced than some writings would have us believe. This fascinating book by Terence Wise explores the history, organization, clothing, equipment and weapons of Saxon, Viking and Norman peoples, covering

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If there is one thing we can be sure of concerning the Saxons, Vikings and Normans who inhabited the medieval world, it is that they were a good deal more advanced than some writings would have us believe. This fascinating book by Terence Wise explores the history, organization, clothing, equipment and weapons of Saxon, Viking and Norman peoples, covering wide-ranging topics such as Anglo-Saxon shields, Viking raiding ships and the organization of Norman armies.The absorbing and readable text is enriched by numerous illustrations and museum photographs with commentaries, plus eight superbly drawn full page colour plates by renowned military artist Gerry Embleton.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780850453010
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/28/1979
Series:
Men-at-Arms Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
636,498
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.25(d)

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