Whether you're actually planning to visit a castle or are simply an armchair traveler, this illustrated companion to the castles of Britain and Ireland--complete with maps, photographs, and reconstructions--is a must-have. Find out about the people who lived in them, why and how castles were built, and what methods of defense were incorporated into the buildings' structures.
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Dr Tom McNeill is a lecturer in the archaeology department of Queen's University, Belfast. He has published studies of individual castles of England and Ireland and also analyses of patterns of castle building in Ireland. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. He lives in Belfast.
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Book Description B T Batsford Ltd, United Kingdom, 1999. Card Cover. Book Condition: New. Reprint. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 013266
Book Description Batsford, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110713470259