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The Art of War in the Middle Ages, A.D. 378-1515

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The Art of War in the Middle Ages, A.D. 378-1515
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Publisher: Oxford
ISBN/ASIN: 1458865142
Number of pages: 168

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Oman provides an excellent, well-researched look at the arms, tactics, and strategies of various medieval armies. He covers the rise of the era of heavy cavalry, and describes how it was replaced by the English longbow and the Swiss pikeman. His discussion of the various battlefield tactics unique to each army, as illustrated through maps of many of the major battles, proves both informative and entertaining.

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