Italian Militiaman 1260-1392 by David Nicolle

Italian Militiaman 1260-1392 by David Nicolle
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Overview: Medieval Italy was characterized by regular warfare among its numerous city-states, as well as internal strife within comunes as aristocratic factions fought each other for domination of the cities’ governments. In this context, Italian warfare developed quickly, with the crossbow playing a key role in improving the armour technology of the Italian city militias that used them. This book traces the evolution of the Italian militiaman, providing a comprehensive view of all aspects of the late medieval Italian city militias, from the weaponry, attitudes and social backgrounds of their members, to the political context that made such formations necessary. [Warrior 25]
Genre: Non-fiction | History

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Afghanistan A History from 1260 to Present Day by Jonathan Lee

Afghanistan: A Historical past from 1260 to the Current Day by Jonathan Lee
Necessities: .PDF reader, 10.2 MB
Overview: Situated on the intersection of Asia and the Center East, Afghanistan has been strategically necessary for 1000’s of years. Its historical commerce routes and strategic place between India, Internal Asia, China, Persia and past has meant the area has been topic to frequent invasions. Trendy Afghanistan is a culturally and ethnically various nation, however one divided by battle, political instability and by mass displacements of its individuals. Jonathan L. Lee locations the present battle in Afghanistan in its historic context and challenges lots of the West’s preconceived concepts in regards to the nation. Lee chronicles the area’s monarchic guidelines and the Durrani dynasty, specializing in the reigns of every ruler and their efforts to steadiness tribal, ethnic, regional and non secular factions, shifting on to the wrestle for social and constitutional reform and the rise of Islamic and Communist factions. He gives new cultural and political insights from Persian histories, the memoirs of Afghan authorities officers, British authorities and India Workplace archives, just lately launched cia studies and WikiLeaks paperwork. Lee additionally sheds new mild on the nation’s overseas relations, its inside energy struggles and the influence of overseas army interventions such because the `Conflict on Terror’.
Style: Non-Fiction > Historical past

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Afghanistan A History from 1260 the Present Day by Jonathan Lee

Afghanistan: A Historical past from 1260 to the Current Day by Jonathan Lee
Necessities: .PDF reader, 10.2 MB
Overview: Situated on the intersection of Asia and the Center East, Afghanistan has been strategically necessary for 1000’s of years. Its historical commerce routes and strategic place between India, Internal Asia, China, Persia and past has meant the area has been topic to frequent invasions. Fashionable Afghanistan is a culturally and ethnically numerous nation, however one divided by battle, political instability and by mass displacements of its folks. Jonathan L. Lee locations the present battle in Afghanistan in its historic context and challenges lots of the West’s preconceived concepts in regards to the nation. Lee chronicles the area’s monarchic guidelines and the Durrani dynasty, specializing in the reigns of every ruler and their efforts to steadiness tribal, ethnic, regional and non secular factions, shifting on to the wrestle for social and constitutional reform and the rise of Islamic and Communist factions. He provides new cultural and political insights from Persian histories, the memoirs of Afghan authorities officers, British authorities and India Workplace archives, not too long ago launched cia reviews and WikiLeaks paperwork. Lee additionally sheds new gentle on the nation’s international relations, its inner energy struggles and the affect of international army interventions such because the `Battle on Terror’.
Style: Non-Fiction > Historical past

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Flagellant Confraternities and Italian Art, 1260-1610: Ritual and…

Flagellant Confraternities and Italian Art, 1260-1610: Ritual and Experience (Visual and Material Culture, 1300-1700)
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