Battle Castles: 500 Years of Knights and Siege Warfare

Battle Castles: 500 Years of Knights and Siege Warfare

by Dan Snow

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Overview

In this fully illustrated ebook, TV’s Dan Snow brings to life a cavalcade of medieval fortifications and allows the reader to experience the clashes up close. (Images best viewed on a tablet.)Castles and their ruins still dominate the landscape and are a constant reminder to us of a time when the threat of violence was very real.Dan Snow explores the world’s greatest castles including Dover Castle, Castillo de Gibalfaro, the last vanguard of Moorish rule in Spain, and Krak des Chevaliers in Syria – an astounding feat of engineering by the Crusaders.Spanning the globe, and using the latest CGI reconstructions to explore the building and life of each castle, Dan Snow gets to the heart of the greatest fortresses of the Middle Ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780007457489
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/27/2012
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,170,989
File size: 125 MB
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About the Author

Dan Snow is a young historian who has researched, written and presented a number of documentaries on British and world history for the BBC, including the BAFTA award-winning Battlefield Britain. He has contributed to BBC History Magazine, The Times, the Guardian, the Express and the Sunday Times. He is a Canadian citizen and is the son of BBC journalist Peter Snow.

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