Siege Warfare: The Fortress in the Early Modern World 1494-1660

1st Edition

Christopher Duffy

Routledge
Published October 24, 1996
Reference - 304 Pages
ISBN 9780415146494 - CAT# RU15217

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Summary

This classic text is the first integrated survey of the phenomenon of siege warfare during its most creative period. Duffy demonstrates the implications of the fortress for questions of military organization, strategy, geography, law, architectural values, town life and symbolism and imagination. The book is well illustrated, and will be a valuable companion for enthusiasts of military and architectural history, as well as the general medievalist.

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