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The Medieval Way of War: Studies in Medieval…

The Medieval Way of War: Studies in Medieval Military History in Honor of…

by Gregory I. Halfond (Editor)

Other authors: Richard Abels (Contributor), Lorraine C. Attreed (Contributor), David Bachrach (Contributor), Kelly DeVries (Contributor), John France (Contributor)12 more, John Gillingham (Contributor), Walter Goffart (Contributor), David Jacoby (Contributor), Benjamin Z. Kedar (Contributor), Niels Lund (Contributor), Stephen Morillo (Contributor), James F. Powers (Contributor), Michael Prestwich (Contributor), John H. Pryor (Contributor), Manuel Rojas Gabriel (Contributor), Andreas Schwarcz (Contributor), Herwig Wolfram (Contributor)

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This volume, published in conjunction with the honoree's seventy-fifth birthday, reflects the breadth and the vibrancy of the current scholarly work dealing with warfare in the Middle Ages. It includes seventeen studies that cover the full chronology from the fourth century to the fourteenth, and a geographic spread from London to the Levant.

All seventeen contributions are at least competently executed and valuable; several of them are of an excellence and significance not commonly found in collections of this sort. Many of the better ones fall into one of two categories: either taking a small subject and using it to cast light on a much bigger topic, or taking a big subject the author has already addressed in greater depth and distilling his findings relating to warfare into a short overview.
A book like this, written in honor of a specific historian whose writings have been important in military history, will be most interesting to students of Medieval Military History. That said, these essays are broad enough to interest readers who are interested in battle studies, religious history, art history, the relationship between war and society, or those who enjoy biographical sketches of notable and important historical personages. The broader one’s appreciation of Medieval history, the more one will find of interest here

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Halfond, Gregory I.Editorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Abels, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Attreed, Lorraine C.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bachrach, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
DeVries, KellyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
France, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gillingham, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Goffart, WalterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jacoby, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kedar, Benjamin Z.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lund, NielsContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Morillo, StephenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Powers, James F.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Prestwich, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pryor, John H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rojas Gabriel, ManuelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Schwarcz, AndreasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wolfram, HerwigContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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