Late Medieval and Early Modern Fight Books

Transmission and Tradition of Martial Arts in Europe (14th-17th Centuries)
Status: 
€195,00
$234.00
ISBN13: 
9789004312418
E-ISBN: 
9789004324725
Publication Date: 
July 2016
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
approx. 544 pp.
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Language: 
Main Series: 
ISSN: 
1385-7827
Volume: 
112

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

Edited by Pia F. Cuneo

This collection of essays brings together the work of historians and art historians in examining the complex and multifaceted relationship between art and warfare in the early modern period, especially the nexus between iconography, ideology, and identity.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004115880
Publication date: 
November 2001
€138,00
$167.00

Kelly DeVries

This bibliography has compiled the most complete list of secondary references to works in medieval military history and the history of military technology. It covers a geography which centers on conventional medieval boundaries-Europe, Byzantium, and the Middle-East, with a chronology that...
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004122277
Publication date: 
December 2001
€319,00
$386.00

Hubert P. van Tuyll van Serooskerken

An examination of how the Netherlands combined espionage, deterrence, diplomacy, and economic policy to avoid World War I.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004122437
Publication date: 
June 2001
€182,00
$220.00

Edited by Steve Murdoch

This volume deals with the entanglement of Scotland in the Thirty Years War (1618-1648), discussing the diplomatic and military aspects of the conflict that were interwoven with the fate of the Scottish princess, Elizabeth of Bohemia, the famous Winter Queen.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004120860
Publication date: 
June 2001
€159,00
$192.00

John W. Birkenmeier

This work provides an introduction to Byzantine military history during the first three Crusades. It examines the ethnic composition, financial support structure, and strategic implementation of the Byzantine army during the turbulent eleventh and twelfth centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004117105
Publication date: 
December 2001
€138,00
$167.00

Helen J. Nicholson

This study of the appearances of the Military Orders in medieval French, German and English epic and romance literature analyses the Orders' various literary roles and considers why writers throughout the Middle Ages included them in 'fictional' literature.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004120143
Publication date: 
November 2000
€138,00
$167.00

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