General Issues in the Study of Medieval Logistics: Sources, Problems and Methodologies

General Issues in the Study of Medieval Logistics: Sources, Problems and Methodologies

by John Haldon (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004147690
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/29/2005
Series: History of Warfare Series , #36
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

John Haldon is Professor of Byzantine History in the Department of History, Princeton University. He studied at Birmingham, Athens and Munich, and has written numerous books and articles on many aspects of late Roman and Byzantine social and institutional history and on the comparative history of pre-modern states.

Table of Contents

Note from the Publisher
Foreword
List of Contributors

Introduction. Why model logistical systems?, John Haldon

1. Who’s in command here? The digital basis of historical, military logistic, Vincent Gaffney
2. Network analysis and logistics: applied topology, Malcolm Wagstaff
3. The Tiber Valley project: archaeology, comparative survey and history, Helen Patterson
4. Palaeoecology and landscape reconstruction in the eastern Mediterranean: theory and practice, Warren Eastwood
5. Land use and settlement: theoretical approaches, Johannes Koder
6. Predicting communication routes, Gino Bellavia
7. Modelling agricultural production. A methodology for predicting land use and populations, Helen Goodchild
8. Filling the gap: supporting landscape investigation, Steve Wilkes
9. Superiority of numbers: methodologies for modelling the behaviour of armies, Helen Gaffney
10. Modelling logistics: integrative technologies, Ron Yorston

Conclusion, John Haldon

Index

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