Warfare and Weapons

Warfare and Weapons

by Christopher Gravett




Warfare and Weapons explores the development of weapons and methods of warfare during the medieval period. It describes changes in arms and armor, from the simple mail coat to full plate armor, as well as the use of longbows, crossbows, cannons, and pikes. It also discusses the role of infantry and cavalry in the battles and sieges of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583405710
Publisher: Black Rabbit Books
Publication date: 08/28/2004
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.94(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range: 9 Years

Table of Contents

Waging War in the Middle Ages4
Arms and Armor of the 11th Century6
Arms and Armor of the 12th and 13th Centuries8
The Age of Change10
The 15th Century12
Armor of Many Types14
The Making of Armor and Weapons16
Arming a Knight18
Into Battle20
Longbow versus Crossbow26
Cannon and Powder28
Glossary and Further Information31

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