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Age of Charlemagne : Warfare in Western Europe, 750-1000 AD - McBride

Age of Charlemagne

Warfare in Western Europe, 750-1000 AD

By: McBride

Paperback

Published: 1st June 1984
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Most historians agree that the Carolingian Age, from the 8th to the 10th Century AD, represented one of the most important turning points in European history. It can be said with some certainty that early Carolingian military success was built on good leadership, adequate administration, and troops whose morale was almost consistently superb. It is also clear that the Carolingian army managed to adapt itself to face many and differing foes. This absorbing text by David Nicolle explores the organization and history of the Carolingian Empire during the age of one of history's most romanticised and heroic figures - Charlemagne.

Introduction . The Carolingian Army . The Failure of the Carolingian System 850-950 AD . The Revival of Europe 950-1000 AD . Arms, Armour and Fortification 950-1000 AD . The Plates

ISBN: 9780850450422
ISBN-10: 085045042X
Series: Men-At-Arms (Osprey)
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st June 1984
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 18.5  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1