Warfare in the Medieval World (2020)

Warfare in the Medieval World Brian Todd Carey Warfare in the Medieval World Warfare in the Medieval World explores how civilizations and cultures made war on the battlefields of the Near East and Europe in the period between the fall of Rome and the introduction of reliable g
  • Title: Warfare in the Medieval World
  • Author: Brian Todd Carey
  • ISBN: 9781844153398
  • Page: 327
  • Format: Hardcover
Warfare in the Medieval World Brian Todd Carey Warfare in the Medieval World explores how civilizations and cultures made war on the battlefields of the Near East and Europe in the period between the fall of Rome and the introduction of reliable gunpowder weapons during the Thirty Years War Through an exploration of thirty three selected battles, military historian Brian Todd Carey surveys the changing tactical relatiWarfare in the Medieval World explores how civilizations and cultures made war on the battlefields of the Near East and Europe in the period between the fall of Rome and the introduction of reliable gunpowder weapons during the Thirty Years War Through an exploration of thirty three selected battles, military historian Brian Todd Carey surveys the changing tactical relationships between the four weapon systems heavy and light infantry and heavy and light cavalry focusing on the evolution of shock and missile combat This is the second part of an ambitious two volume study of the subject The first volume, Warfare in the Ancient World, examined the evolution of warfare from the Bronze Age to the highly organized armies of the Greeks and the Romans.
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  1. Marcus

    This book is intended as a short overview of evolution of warfare in middle ages and manages to achieve that goal, but only just The main problem here is author s choice of sources to a large degree he depends on works by Delbruck, Oman and Fuller, which by now are ancient Content of the book is centered on developments in Western Europe, in fact focus on that geographic area borders on rudiculous This is especially visible in sections that deal with Crusades and Mongol invasions, where events a [...]

  2. C. Howell

    This work is a continuation of his excellent WARFARE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD, picking up where his first volume left off MEDIEVAL WORLD begins with an exploration of Byzantine warfare, then moves on to discuss the rise of heavy cavalry in western Europe during the early and high medieval periods He then moves on to discuss the crusades in Spain and the Holy Land, as well as the Mongol penetrations in eastern Europe and in the Near East His book winds down with a discussion of the return of light in [...]

  3. Endre Fodstad

    After decades of reading the academic specialized work, I want to see what the popular version of medieval warfare history books look like edit and so far it looksmplistic And with an odd focus on battles that remind me of Oman and Delbruck, but not in a good way.I finally decided not to finish this book beyond the 60% Carey seems to have access to from the Kindle edition bibliography most of the modern scholarship on the subject, but must have decided not to use it There are also simply too man [...]

  4. Scott

    The follow up to Warfare in the Ancient World, this book turns its attention to the Middle Ages although it continues through the mid 1600s, which is not usually considered medieval It s not all about the knights, although they get their share of the attention archers, longbowmen, gunners, horse archers, and pikemen, to name a few, each played pivotal roles Like its predecessor, this book ignores the Americas, east Asia, and sub Saharan Africa, although at least we get some Mongols and Turks, wh [...]

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