Weapons & Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior: 1000 - 1500 AD

Weapons & Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior: 1000 - 1500 AD

by Martin J. Dougherty
     
 
Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior offers a highly-illustrated, fact-filled introduction to the weaponry and fighting methods of the Middle Ages. Written in an accessible style for the non-expert, the book shows how the development of new weapons technology and techniques came to change the face of European warfare from 1000 to 1500

Overview

Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior offers a highly-illustrated, fact-filled introduction to the weaponry and fighting methods of the Middle Ages. Written in an accessible style for the non-expert, the book shows how the development of new weapons technology and techniques came to change the face of European warfare from 1000 to 1500 AD.

  • Divided into four chapters covering mounted knights, foot soldiers, missile troops, and siege weapons and techniques
  • Includes more than 300 color line artworks, photographs, and maps illustrating the weapons, armor, equipment, fighting techniques, and tactics of the Medieval era
  • Step-by-step illustrations demonstrate combat skills, including how to fire a longbow, fight with a sword and buckler, attack with a lance, defend with a pole ax, long sword combat, and many, many other fighting techniques

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435102071
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
08/15/2008
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 11.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Martin J. Dougherty is a freelance writer and editor specializing in weapons technology, military history, and combat techniques. He has previously contributed to Battles of the Ancient World, Battles of the Medieval World, and Battles of the Crusades.

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