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Campaigns of the Norman Conquest


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November 2001

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This book provides a full introduction to the Norman Conquest, an event which resulted in dramatic changes to the nation's aristocracy, church and administration. It brought a new language and cultural influences and revolutionised military architecture with the introduction of the castle. This profound impact was not brought about as the result of a single battle and it took a five-year war for William to establish control over his new kingdom. The campaigns are studied in detail, with maps showing how William's energy and strategic intelligence enabled him to defeat his formidable opponents and create a new order.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction and chronology. Background to War; Warring sides; The outbreak; The fighting; Portrait of a soldier; The world around war; Portrait of a civilian; How the war ended; Conclusion and consequences

Portrait

Matthew Bennett is a Senior Lecturer at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst and a specialist in medieval military history.
EAN: 9781841762289
ISBN: 1841762288
Untertitel: 'Essential Histories'. 26 colour & 25 b&w illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2001
Seitenanzahl: 96 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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