DeVries' book covers arms, the introduction of armor, gunpowder, the use of fortifications, and naval weaponry, and does so while showing how medieval military technology is connected in broader ways to medieval society.
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Kelly DeVries is Professor of History at Loyola University Maryland, an editor for the Journal of Medieval Military History and an Honorary Historical Consultant for the Royal Armouries. He is the author or editor of 18 books and more than 80 articles. He frequently appears on documentaries airing on PBS, and the History, History International, Discovery, and National Geographic channels.
"... intelligently summarizes and organizes the best of recent scholarship into a comprehensive (and comprehensible) survey of medieval military technology..." -- Bert S. Hall, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto
"...meticulously researched book covers virtually every aspect of medieval military technology, ranging far beyond the pioneering efforts of Lynn White..." -- Richard Abels, the United States Naval Academy
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Book Description Broadview Pr, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 240 pages. 9.00x6.00x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0921149743
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