What Were Castles for?

What Were Castles for?

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-- Gives answers to the first questions children ask about history, provoking comparison with life as they know it today
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 205.74 x 231.14 x 5.08mm | 90.72g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations
  • 0746013418
  • 9780746013410

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Table of contents

What were castles for?; what did they keep in a keep?; what went on inside the castle walls?; what did nobles do for fun?; who or what were knights?; who could be a knight?; what weapons did people use?; what was a castle feast like?; where did people who didn't live in castles live?; what was a monastery?; what was a joust?; how were castles defended?; what were the crusades?; where in the world are the castles today?.
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20 ratings
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3 65% (13)
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