The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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From the Viking invasions to the Crusades to the Hundred Years War, wars were crucial agents of change in medieval Europe. They fostered many economic and political changes. They also affected the science, technology, religion, and culture of the parties involved. This three-volume encyclopedia examines all aspects of warfare and military technology in medieval times. Featuring the latest research from the leading experts in medieval military history it provides an exhaustive and accurate view of how and why wars were waged throughout Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and the Crusader States from circa 500 CE to circa 1500.show more

Product details

  • Multiple copy pack | 1792 pages
  • 246.38 x 304.8 x 157.48mm | 5,352.36g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0195334035
  • 9780195334036
  • 1,658,965

About Clifford J. Rogers

Clifford J. Rogers is a professor in the department of history at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and serves as joint editor for the Journal of Medieval Military History, the annual journal of the Society for Medieval Military History.show more

Review quote

"The focus on warfare allows the editors to offer larger entries on major topics (e.g., "Agincourt," "Crusades," "Feudalism") and introduce many complementary topics...particularly suited to research libraries. Highly recommended."--CHOICEshow more