A Few Well-Positioned Castles

A Few Well-Positioned Castles

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Outlines a strategic approach to castles, arguing that 'it was not what was built, but where it was built' that was the key to Norman success. Castles are placed into context via landscape archaeology, and castle positioning in the landscapes of Somerset, Monmouthshire, and County Meath is also examined.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 172 x 246 x 20mm | 680.4g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, black & white tables, maps, diagrams, colour plates
  • 0752436511
  • 9780752436517
  • 1,022,127

About Stuart Prior

Dr Stuart Prior is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Bristol. This is his first bookshow more

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"An immensely valuable work for any student of warfare, fortification, and political control in Medieval times." The NYMASReview"show more

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