Tournaments: Jousts, Chivalry and Pageants in the Middle Ages

Tournaments: Jousts, Chivalry and Pageants in the Middle Ages

by Richard W. Barber, Juliet Barker
     
 

The first serious study of tournaments throughout Europe reveals their importance - in the training of the medieval knight, the development of arms and armour, as an instrument of political patronage, and as a grand public spectacle.See more details below

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The first serious study of tournaments throughout Europe reveals their importance - in the training of the medieval knight, the development of arms and armour, as an instrument of political patronage, and as a grand public spectacle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555844004
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1989
Edition description:
1st American ed
Pages:
240

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