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Castles

作者 Marc Morris
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 Castles:,Beginningwiththeirintroductionintheeleventhcentury,andendingwiththeirwidespreadabandonmentintheseventeenth,MarcMorrisexploresmanyofthecountry'smostfa

內容簡介

內容簡介 Beginning with their introduction in the eleventh century, and ending with their widespread abandonment in the seventeenth, Marc Morris explores many of the country's most famous castles, as well as some spectacular lesser-known examples.At times this is an epic tale, driven by characters like William the Conqueror, King John and Edward I, full of sieges and conquest on an awesome scale. But it is also by turns an intimate story of less eminent individuals, whose adventures, struggles and ambitions were reflected in the fortified residences they constructed. Be it ever so grand or ever so humble, a castle was first and foremost a home.To understand castles--who built them, who lived in them, and why--is to understand the forces that shaped medieval Britain.

作者介紹

作者介紹 Marc Morris is a historian specializing in the Middle Ages. He is the author of A Great and Terrible King; King John; and the Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling The Norman Conquest. Marc lives in England.

商品規格

書名 / Castles
作者 / Marc Morris
簡介 / Castles:,Beginningwiththeirintroductionintheeleventhcentury,andendingwiththeirwidespreadabandonmentintheseventeenth,MarcMorrisexploresmanyofthecountry'smostfa
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9781681776866
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9781681776866
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 22.6X15.0X2.0CM
重量(g) / 340.2
語言 / 3:英文
尺寸 / 22.6X15.0X2.0CM
裝訂 / P:平裝
頁數 / 280
級別 / N:無

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