Title: Fighting Techniques of the Medieval World: Equipment, Combat Skills and Tactics
Authors: M. Bennett, J. Bradbury, K. DeVries, I. Dickie, P. Jestice
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Size: 113 Mb
Fighting Techniques of the Medieval World describes the fighting methods of soldiers in Europe and the Near East in an age before the widepsread use of gunpowder. The book explores the unique tactics required to win battles with the technology available and demonstrates how, in some respects, little has changed of the art of war. Using specially commissioned artwork to illustrate the battles, equipment, and tactics of the era, Fighting Techniques of the Medieval World shows in detail the ways in which armies prevailed over their foes. The book is essential for any reader interested in the realities and means of medieval warfare.