Battle Castles: 500 Years of Knights and Siege Warfare download free [PDF and Ebook] by Dan Snow

Battle Castles: 500 Years of Knights and Siege Warfare download free [PDF and Ebook] by Dan Snow year 2013
  • Book name: Battle Castles: 500 Years of Knights and Siege Warfare
  • Author: Dan Snow
  • Release date: 2013/11/10
  • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780007455584
  • Rating: 9.21 of 10
  • Votes: 612
  • Review by: Marcus Vance
  • Review rating: 9.65 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/28
  • Total pages: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 37 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Join TV's Dan Snow as the fully illustrated `Battle Castles' brings to thrilling life a cavalcade of medieval fortifications and the clashes that turned empires to dust and mortals into legends. Castles and their ruins still dominate the landscape and are a constant reminder to us of a time when violence, or the threat of it, was the norm. Dan Snow explores the world's greatest medieval castles: from Dover Castle to Chateau Gaillard, Richard I's fortress in Normandy, and Castillo de Gibalfaro, the last vanguard of Moorish rule in Spain, to Krak des Chevaliers in Syria - an astounding feat of engineering by the Crusaders. Each castle's story is dramatically recounted: the building techniques, the weapons used and daily life within the walls. Spanning the globe, and using the latest CGI reconstructions, Dan Snow gets to the very heart of the bloodshed and battles of the greatest fortresses of the Middle Ages.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H57M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Medieval History, European History, Castles & Fortifications, Military History
  • Available formats: PDF, TIFF, TXT, EPUB, WORD, RTF, DOC, MOBI. Compressed in CBR, ZIP, RAR, DMG
  • Download servers: BitShare, ownCloud, Koofr, Torrent, MEGA, FileServe, Microsoft OneDrive
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 36.19 USD
  • Dimensions: 200x254x30mm
  • Weight: 1,260.98g
  • Printed by: HarperPress
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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