Just Wars and Moral Victories: Surprise, deception and the normative framework of European war in the later Middle Ages

Just Wars and Moral Victories: Surprise, deception and the normative framework of European war in the later Middle Ages

by David Whetham

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004171534
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/02/2009
Series: History of Warfare Series , #55
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

David Whetham Ph.D. (2005) University of London, lectures on the ethical and legal dimensions of warfare in the Defence Studies Department of King’s College London, based at the Joint Services Command and Staff College in the UK Defence Academy.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Metaphysical and Moral Context
Chapter Three: The Role of War as a Legal Instrument in the Middle Ages.
Chapter Four: The Epitome of Military Science
Chapter Five: The Works of Geoffroy de Charny
Chapter Six: Froissart: The Management of Chivalric Expectation
Chapter Seven: Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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