Medieval Military Technology

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Broadview Press, 1992 - 340 páginas

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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Quite bad and outdated. Do not use this source as it's views are passe and no longer in vouge.

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This book is not a well research item as the author should be in no doubt aware that the term ‘chain mail’ is a relevantly modern invention (Victorian or 1970s depending on who you believe) and it is psychically impossible to draw a sword, due to the length of the weapon, from a scabbard mounted on one’s back. Maybe the author should do a little practical archaeology before relying on outdate historical concepts. 

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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.

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