Traces each stage of the development of Britain's castles, from Norman times through Plantagenet and Edwardian expansion in Wales, Tudor strengthening of the coastal defences, the devastation of the Civil War, and the gradual decay of the castle, to the creation of mock castles.
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Eminent historian Paul Johnson traces the different stages of the development of Britain's rich and varied collection of castles.About the Author:
Paul Johnson was born in 1928. He edited the New Statesman in the 1960s and has written over forty books. His Modern Times, a history of the world from the 1920s to the 1990s, has been translated into more than fifteen languages. As well as a weekly column in the Spectator, he contributes to newspapers all over the world.
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Book Description Trafalgar Square Publishing, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110753802627
Book Description Trafalgar Square Publishing, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0753802627