Renaissance Warfare

James Grant

This remarkable work features a comprehensive survey of the defining events of Renaissance warfare in the British Isles as described by the great Victorian military writer James Grant.
The modern reader seeking an insight into the events from the early gunpowder era need look no further than further than this excellent work. Grant's outstanding sc
Date Published :
October 2013
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Editor :
Bob Carruthers
Language:
English
Series :
Military History from Primary Sources
Illustration :
approx 30 b/w engravings and illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781781592304
Pages : 224
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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Overview
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This remarkable work features a comprehensive survey of the defining events of Renaissance warfare in the British Isles as described by the great Victorian military writer James Grant. The modern reader seeking an insight into the events from the early gunpowder era need look no further than further than this excellent work. Grant’s outstanding scholarship, his extraordinary depth of knowledge and his masterful text combine to produce a produce an authoritative study on the battles of the period.

Renaissance Warfare collects Grant’s work on the subject, from the Battle of Flodden in 1513 to the Battle of Newburn Ford in 1640. The book contains remarkably detailed accounts of many key battles from the period including the Siege of Leith and Battle of Zutphen to the capture of Cadiz and the Battle in the Bay of Cezimbra. The historically defining strategies employed during these battles are explored throughout.

Originally published as part of the Cassell’s Series British Battles on Land and Sea, this book includes the original engravings, and together with Mr. Grant’s period text produces an absorbing account of the period through Victorian eyes.

About The Author
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Bob Carruthers is an Emmy Award winning author and historian, who has written extensively on the Great War. A graduate of Edinburgh University, Bob is the author of a number of military history titles including the Amazon best seller The Wehrmacht in Russia.

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