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Castles / Rosie Serdiville & John Sadler.

Serdiville, Rosie, (author.). Sadler, John, (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Casemate short history.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Whiting PL - Whiting 728.8 SE65 (Text) 51735011918421 Adult department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1612006132
  • ISBN: 9781612006130
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: Havertown, PA ; Casemate, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-157) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Death of the fighting man--in timber and stone, 1066-1400 -- Bastard feudalism, 15th century -- Border bastion--Harbottle Castle, 1296-1603 -- The devil's invention, 1487-1513 -- Raids and reivers--a troubled frontier, 1500-1600 -- Birnam Wood is come to Dunsinane--the Scottish experience, 1500-1600 -- The last huzzah--civil wars, 1640-51 -- Now a gentleman's residence.
Summary, etc.:
In ancient and medieval times castles were the ultimate symbol of power, dominating their surroundings, and marking the landscape with their imposing size and impregnable designs. This concise history of medieval castles uses the example of individual castles, including Harbottle and Bodiam, to explore how and why they were built and what life in a castle was really like.
Subject: Castles > History.
Fortification > History.
Architecture, Medieval.
Architecture, Modern.

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