Электронная библиотека


Добро пожаловать на сайт электронной библиотеки!
Здесь можно найти произведения русских и зарубежных авторов.
Скачать множество книг и журналов различных жанров и направлений.
Большой выбор художественной, бизнес, учебной и технической литературы.
Все представленные здесь книги и журналы имеют подробное описание и обложку.
Наша библиотека регулярно пополняется только новыми и интересными материалами!

«Подробнее о сайте»            «Правила сайта»            «Написать нам»            «Статьи»

The Medieval Archer

Наука и познание >> Военная история

Разместил: Gerza

23-02-2015, 11:19

Просмотров: 276

The Medieval Archer

Название: The Medieval Archer
Автор(ы): Jim Bradbury
Издательство: Boydell Press; New edition
Год: 2014
ISBN: 0851151949
Страниц: 208
Язык: English
Формат: PDF
Размер: 39 MB

It is a delight to read a book which recognises the importance of warfare in medieval times...also...discusses the changing role of the archer in medieval society. SIR STEVEN RUNCIMANThis book traces the history of the archer in the medieval period, from the Norman Conquest to the Wars of the Roses. From a close study of early evidence, Mr Bradbury shows that the archer's role before the time of Edward I was an important but rarely documented one, and that his new prominence in the fourteenth century was the result of changes in development of military tactics rather than the introduction of the famous `longbow'. A second thread of the book examines the archer's role in society, with particular reference to that most famous of all archers, Robin Hood. The final chapters look at the archer in the early fifteenth century and then chronicle the rise of the handgun as the major infantry weapon at the bow's expense. JIM BRADBURY writes and lectures on battles and warfare in England and France in the middle ages.

Похожие публикации

The Battle of Agincourt: Sources and Interpretations The Battle of Agincourt: Sources and Interpretations
"Agincourt! Agincourt! Know ye not Agincourt?" So began a ballad of around 1600. Since the event itself (25 October 1415), the great military engagement has occupied a special place in both English and French consciousness, respectively as either

The Medieval Horse and Its Equipment C. 1150-C. 1450 The Medieval Horse and Its Equipment C. 1150-C. 1450
Whether knight's charger or beast of burden, horses played a vital role in medieval life. The wealth of medieval finds excavated in London in recent years has, not surprisingly, included many objects associated with horses. This catalogue

The Origins Of War: From The Stone Age To Alexander The Great The Origins Of War: From The Stone Age To Alexander The Great
When did war begin Standard military accounts tend to start with the Graeco-Persian wars, laying undue emphasis on the preeminence of Greek heavy infantry. But, as this strikingly original and entertaining book shows, the origins of war can be

Medieval Warfare - Illustrated History Medieval Warfare - Illustrated History
В европейском средневековье война всегда оказывала образующее воздействие на государства и социальную структуру. Настоящее издание охватывает все войны европейского средневековья и состоит из двух частей-хронологической (с перечислением всех войн

Osprey Elite 189 - European Medieval Tactics (2) Osprey Elite 189 - European Medieval Tactics (2)
Osprey Elite 189 - European Medieval Tactics (2) Osprey Publishing 2012 ISBN: 1849087393 Язык: tnglish Формат: pdf (e-book) Кол-во страниц: 66 Pages Размер: 4.1 Mb With the development in the 13th century of co-operative tactics using

Politics, Society and Civil War in Warwickshire, 1620-1660 (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History) Politics, Society and Civil War in Warwickshire, 1620-1660 (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History)
This book discusses the origins, impact and aftermath of the Civil War in Warwickshire, examining administration, religion and politics in their social context. The focus is mainly on the landed elite, but the importance of relationships between

Medieval Siege Warfare (Trade Editions) Medieval Siege Warfare (Trade Editions)
During the Middle Ages siege warfare played a vital role in military strategy. Sieges were far more numerous than pitched battles, ranging from small-scale affairs against palisaded earthworks to full-scale assaults on vast strongholds. Needless to

Schreiber-Bogen - Medieval Castle [бумажная модель] Schreiber-Bogen - Medieval Castle [бумажная модель]
Название: Medieval Castle [бумажная модель] Автор: Schreiber-Bogen Издательство: Schreiber-Bogen Страниц: 19 Формат: jpg Размер файла: 54,1 Мб Язык: немецкий, английский, французский Инструкции и "выкройки" для создания бумажной модели

Medieval Ireland An Encyclopedia Medieval Ireland An Encyclopedia
Through violent incursions by the Vikings and the spread of Christianity, medieval Ireland maintained a distinctive Gaelic identity. From the sacred site of Tara to the manuscript illuminations in the Book of Kells, Anglo-Irish relations to the

Medieval Britain. A Very Short Introduction Medieval Britain. A Very Short Introduction
Автор: John Gillingham, Ralph A. Griffiths Издательство: Oxford Размер файла: 4,5 Mb Формат Файла: PDF First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Gillingham and Ralph A. Griffiths' Very Short

Отзывы и Комментарии

Добавление комментария

Ваше Имя:
Ваш E-Mail:(необязательно)
  • bowtiesmilelaughingblushsmileyrelaxedsmirk


Союз образовательных сайтов