Late Medieval and Early Modern Fight Books

Transmission and Tradition of Martial Arts in Europe (14th-17th Centuries)

Edited by Daniel Jaquet, Karin Verelst and Timothy Dawson

Status: 
€195,00
$234.00
ISBN13: 
9789004312418
E-ISBN: 
9789004324725
Publication Date: 
July 2016
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
636 pp.
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Language: 
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ISSN: 
1385-7827
Volume: 
112

Edited by Jenny Macleod and Pierre Purseigle

This volume presents original research on the history of the First World War. This comparative investigation of modern warfare explores race and gender relations, shellshock, civil-military relations, social mobilization and military discipline in Europe, the US, Africa, and Latin America.
Series: 
Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004132641
Publication date: 
November 2003
€159,00
$192.00

George Satterfield

This volume explores in fascinating detail the French use of partisan warfare during the Dutch War (1672-78). It demonstrates how Louis XIV succeeded in using partisan warfare in accomplishing his aggressive goals of conquest in the Spanish Netherlands.
Series: 
Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004131767
Publication date: 
September 2003
€182,00
$220.00

Edited by A. Mackillop and Steve Murdoch

This volume examines Scots serving as governors in the empires of Denmark-Norway, Sweden, Russia, and the Atlantic and South Asian sectors of the British Empire with a view to understanding Scotland's distinctive participation within European imperialism.
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004129702
Publication date: 
May 2003
€121,00
$145.00

Barton C. Hacker

Preclassical and indigenous nonwestern military institutions and methods of warfare are the chief subjects of this annotated bibliography of works published 1967–1997. Emphasis is on historical studies of military organization and the relationships between military and other social institutions.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004129979
Publication date: 
June 2003
€280,00
$338.00

Edited by Steve Murdoch and A. Mackillop

The collection appraises how Scottish soldiers constructed their identities and how these were both distinct from and yet important contributing factors in the development of national Scottish and supranational British identities.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004128231
Publication date: 
September 2002
€159,00
$192.00

Edited by Eric Lohr and Marshall Poe

This collection of 22 essays analyses the Russian military in its social, political, economic, cultural and ideological contexts from 1450 to 1917.The essays are synthetic, and often based on new archival research.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004122734
Publication date: 
November 2002
€252,00
$304.00

Edited by Donald J. Kagay and L.J. Andrew Villalon

This collection of eighteen essays focuses on various phases of warfare around the medieval Mediterranean. Topics of these essays range from crusading activity to the increasing use of mercenaries to the spread of gunpowder weaponry.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004125537
Publication date: 
October 2002
€215,00
$259.00

Alan Williams

The suit of armour distinguishes the European Middle Ages & Renaissance. This book tells its story from the 14th to the 17th century, and the making of its steel. The metallurgy of 600 armours has been analysed, and their probable effectiveness in battle assessed.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004124981
Publication date: 
November 2002
€319,00
$386.00

Edited by D.J.B. Trim

This volume probes the meaning and significance of military 'professionalism'; considers whether it required the waning of the chivalric ethos or merely resulted in it; and assesses the influence of both value systems on the rise of Western states.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004120952
Publication date: 
November 2002
€182,00
$220.00

David Kunzle

At once military, social and art history, this book elucidates various visual media, much of it little known, that denounce military cruelty in the Netherlands of the 16th and 17th century. This unique Netherlands specialty contrasts with Rubens' glorification of war, and its justification in...
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004123694
Publication date: 
September 2002
€280,00
$338.00

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