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    Warfare, State and Society in the Byzantine World (Warfare and History) (Paperback) By (author) John F. Haldon

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    DescriptionWarfare, State and Society in the Byzantine World is the first comprehensive study of warfare and the Byzantine world from the sixth to the twelfth century. The book examines Byzantine attitudes to warfare, the effects of war on society and culture, and the relations between the soldiers, their leaders and society. The communications, logistics, resources and manpower capabilities of the Byzantine Empire are explored to set warfare in its geographical as well as historical context. In addition to the strategic and tactical evolution of the army, this book analyses the army in campaign and in battle, and its attitudes to violence in the context of the Byzantine Orthodox Church. The Byzantine Empire has an enduring fascination for all those who study it, and Warfare, State and Society is a colourful study of the central importance of warfare within it.


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    Title
    Warfare, State and Society in the Byzantine World
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John F. Haldon
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 559 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781857284959
    ISBN 10: 185728495X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: JW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLC
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3F, 3H
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27400
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS000000
    BIC subject category V2: 3H, 3F, 1DVT
    DC22: 355.0094
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 355/.009495/0902
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 335.0094950902
    LC classification: 00501749
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: U35 .H25 1999
    Thema V1.0: JW, NHTB, NHDJ
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    24 June 1999
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    "An impressive work. There is extensive treatment of logistics, some attention to personalities, and a good deal more besides, from pay to religious ceremonies. A very useful book." The NYMAS Newsletter ."