Journal of Medieval Military History
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179 Pages

23.4 x 15.6 cm

2 line illus.

Series: Journal of Medieval Military History

Imprint: Boydell Press

Journal of Medieval Military History

Volume I

Edited by Bernard S Bachrach, Clifford J. Rogers and Kelly DeVries

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A new annual volume of original articles on all aspects of warfare in the middle ages.
Warfare is one of the central themes of medieval history. Until now, however, there has been no journal dedicated specifically to this area. The Journal of Medieval Military History, the new annual journal of De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History will remedy this situation by publishing top-quality scholarly articles on topics across the full thematic and chronological ranges of the study of war in the middle ages.
Medieval societywas dominated by men who considered themselves more as soldiers than landlords, judges or administrators. More of society's resources went into fortifications than cathedrals; deeds of arms were a topic rivalled in literature only by love; and in many times and places the common people dreaded war far more than famine or plague. War was the greatest force in determining the evolution of medieval governments. Although the study of war, its conduct and itsimpact, has never been absent from medieval historiography, the past few decades have seen this field rise to new prominence.

Contributors: EMILIE AMT, BERNARD BACHRACH, DOUGLAS BIGGS, CHARLES BOWLUS, JOHN FRANCE, STEPHEN MORILLO, CLIFFORD ROGERS, and J.F. VERBRUGGEN.
The Vegetian 'Science of Warfare' in the Middle Ages - Clifford J. Rogers
Battle Seeking: The Contexts and Limits of Vegetian Strategy - Stephen R Morillo
Italia - Bavaria - Avaria: The Grand Strategy behind Charlemagne's Renovatio Imperii in the West - Charles R Bowlus
The Composition and Raising of the Armies of Charlemagne - John France
Some Observations on the Role of the Byzantine Navy in the Sucess of the First Crusade - Bernard S Bachrach
Besieging Bedford: Military Logistics in 1224 - Emilie M Amt
'To aid the Custodian and Council': Edmund of Langley and the Defense of the Realm, June-July 1399 - Douglas Biggs
Flemish Urban Militias Against the French Cavalry Armies in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries [a translation of J.F. Verbruggen's article][a translation of J.F. Verbruggen's article] - Kelly DeVries

Clifford J. Rogers is a Professor of History at the United States Military Academy and founding director of the West Point Digital History Centre. His many books and articles on medieval warfare have been recognized with awards from the Royal Historical Society's Alexander Prize to the Society for Military History's Distinguished Book Award and Moncado Prize, as well as two Verbruggen Prizes and the Bachrach Medal from De Re Militari. His recent work has focused on early gunpowder and gunpowder artillery.

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9780851159096

December 2002

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Title Details

179 Pages

2.34 x 1.56 cm

2 line illus.

Series: Journal of Medieval Military History

Imprint: Boydell Press