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The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World
Constraints on warfare, Michael Howard classical Greek times, Josiah Ober the age of chivalry, Robert C. Stacey early modern Europe, Geoffrey Parker colonial America, Harold E. Selesky the age ofExpand
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The Norwegian Invasion of England in 1066
"This very accessible narrative...tells the story of 'the first two important battles of 1066', Fulford Gate and Stamford Bridge, and of the leaders of the opposing English and Norwegian factions.Expand
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Catapults Are Not Atomic Bombs: Towards a Redefinition of `Effectiveness' in Premodern Military Technology
arly in 1996 we all read about the sad death of Sergeant First Class Donald Allen Dugan, the first American soldier killed in the Nato peacekeeping mission in Bosnia. The weapon which killed him, atExpand
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The Revolt of Owain Glyn Dŵr
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Dangerous Energy: The Archaeology of Gunpowder and Military Explosives Manufacture (review)
In reviewing this book, I was tempted to begin by suggesting a further subtitle, one offset by an asterisk: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Gunpowder But Were Afraid to Ask. OstensiblyExpand
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Medieval Military Technology
List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction Part I: Arms and Armor Chapter 1: Arms The Spear/Lance The Axe The Sword The Dagger The Staff-Weapon The Mace The War Hammer The Sling The Bow TheExpand
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Guns and Men in Medieval Europe, 1200-1500: Studies in Military History and Technology
Contents: Introduction Men: God and defeat in medieval warfare: some preliminary thoughts Medieval declarations of war: an example from 1212 God, leadership, Flemings and archery: contemporaryExpand
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