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Medieval siege and siegecraft

by Geoffrey Hindley

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Published by Skyhorse Pub. in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Siege warfare -- Europe -- History -- To 1500,
  • Sieges -- Europe -- History -- To 1500,
  • Military art and science -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500,
  • Fortification -- Europe -- History -- To 1500,
  • Castles -- Europe -- History -- To 1500,
  • Europe -- History, Military

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeoffrey Hindley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG444 .H56 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination182 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23175111M
    ISBN 109781602396333
    LC Control Number2009008554
    OCLC/WorldCa277202845

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