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The Resource Mercenaries in Medieval and Renaissance Europe, Hunt Janin with Ursula Carlson

Mercenaries in Medieval and Renaissance Europe, Hunt Janin with Ursula Carlson

Label
Mercenaries in Medieval and Renaissance Europe
Title
Mercenaries in Medieval and Renaissance Europe
Statement of responsibility
Hunt Janin with Ursula Carlson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In medieval and Renaissance Europe, mercenaries--professional soldiers who fought for money or other rewards--played violent, colorful, international roles in warfare. Intended as an introduction to the subject and drawing heavily on contemporary first-person accounts, this book creates a vivid but balanced mosaic of mercenaries who were hired to fight for various employers"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
355.0094
Index
index present
LC call number
D128
LC item number
.J37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Mercenaries in Medieval and Renaissance Europe, Hunt Janin with Ursula Carlson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: an overview of Medieval and Renaissance warfare -- Meeting the warriors and the tools of their trade -- The long-haired kings -- "Human thoughts are inclined to greed" -- "They went about in bands of thousands" -- "All the foreign knights, bowmen, their attendants, and the mercenaries" -- "An escort of galloglas armed with battle-axes" -- "Drink thy blood, Beaumanoir" -- "They were bold and warlike fellows" -- A skeleton in armor -- "The light of italy" -- "Mercenaries and auxiliaries are useless and dangerous" -- Conclusions -- Appendices. Armor -- Swiss mercenaries -- Chronology
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 209 pages
Isbn
9780786472741
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013020464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn830367187
Label
Mercenaries in Medieval and Renaissance Europe, Hunt Janin with Ursula Carlson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: an overview of Medieval and Renaissance warfare -- Meeting the warriors and the tools of their trade -- The long-haired kings -- "Human thoughts are inclined to greed" -- "They went about in bands of thousands" -- "All the foreign knights, bowmen, their attendants, and the mercenaries" -- "An escort of galloglas armed with battle-axes" -- "Drink thy blood, Beaumanoir" -- "They were bold and warlike fellows" -- A skeleton in armor -- "The light of italy" -- "Mercenaries and auxiliaries are useless and dangerous" -- Conclusions -- Appendices. Armor -- Swiss mercenaries -- Chronology
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 209 pages
Isbn
9780786472741
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013020464
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn830367187

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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