The Military Organisation of a Renaissance State: Venice c.1400 to 1617by M. E. Mallett, J. R. Hale
Pub. Date: 10/28/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book describes the role and organization of the land forces of a renaissance state. See more details below
This book describes the role and organization of the land forces of a renaissance state.
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; References and abbreviations; Part I. c. 1400 to 1508: Introduction: the European context 1400–1525; 1. The beginnings of Venetian expansion; 2. The composition and role of the army in the fifteenth century; 3. Military development and fighting potential; 4. The organization and administration of the Venetian army; 5. Control and policy making; 6. Soldiers and the state; 7. Venice and war; Part II. 1509–1617: 8. The historical role of the land forces 1509–1617; 9. The wars; 10. Government: policy, control and administration; 11. The higher command; 12. Manpower; 13. Cavalry, infantry, artillery; 14. Fortifications in the Terraferma; 15. The defense of the maritime empire; 16. The costs of defense and war; Conclusion: the European context 1525–1617; Appendix: infantry wages in the sixteenth century; Select bibliography; Index.
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