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Title War and society in medieval and early modern Britain / edited by Diana Dunn
Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 213 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction / Diana Dunn -- The reporting of war in the middle ages / Christopher Allmand -- The naming of battlefields in the middle ages / Philip Morgan -- Civil war and Ecclesiastical peace in the reign of King Stephen / Paul Dalton -- Earls and earldoms during King Stephen's reign / Graeme White -- The impact of 'foreign' troops in the civil wars of King Stephen's reign / Matthew Bennett -- Sir John Fastolf, John Lord Talbot and the dispute over Patay : ambition and chivalry in the fifteenth century / Hugh Collins -- The Queen at war : the role of Margaret of Anjou in the Wars of the Roses / Diana Dunn -- Caricaturing Cymru : images of the Welsh in the London press 1642-46 / Mark Stoyle -- 'One of the goodliest and strongest places that I ever looked upon' : Montgomery and the civil war / Peter Gaunt
Summary The nine contributors to this book focus on three English civil wars: the civil war of King Stephen?s reign; the Wars of the Roses; and the civil war of the seventeenth century. The wars are viewed within a wider European context, and characteristics of civil war are considered alongside developments in European warfare. This book deals with the general theme of the interaction of war and society rather than the details of individual campaigns and battles. It is concerned with the nature of war and the way it was conducted in the medieval and early modern periods, as well as the way it has bee
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Military art and science -- Great Britain -- History.
War and society -- Great Britain -- History.
Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649.
Great Britain -- History -- Stephen, 1135-1154.
Great Britain -- History -- Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485.
Great Britain -- History, Military -- 1066-1485.
Great Britain -- History, Military -- 1485-1603.
Great Britain -- History, Military -- 1603-1714.
Genre/Form History.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
Author Dunn, Diana E. S.
ISBN 0853238855 (paperback)
1846314410 (electronic bk.)
9780853238850 (paperback)
9781846314414 (electronic bk.)
(paperback)