Medieval Castles

Medieval Castles

by Marilyn Stokstad


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313325250
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/30/2005
Series: Greenwood Guides to Historic Events of the Medieval World Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Marilyn Stokstad is Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor of Art History at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, and consultative curator of medieval art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri. She is the author of the textbook Art History (1995). Her scholarly work includes a half-dozen books, several book chapters, reviews and museum publications, and a long list of articles for periodicals. She has also served as an editorial consultant to the Nelson-Atkins and St. Louis art museums, the World Book Encyclopedia and several major book publishers.

Table of Contents



Overview: Castles in Context

The Great Tower: Norman and Early Plantagenet Castles

The Castle as Fortress: The Castle and Siege Warfare

The Castle as Headquarters: The Political and Economic Role of the Castle

The Castle as Symbol and Palace

The Afterlife of the Castle


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Medieval Castles 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
br77rino on LibraryThing 5 months ago
This is flavorless rendering of the different types of castles and their uses in medieval times.