Castles: A History and Guide

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Reginald Allen Brown
Blandford Press, 1980 - History - 192 pages
The development of the castle in Europe and the Middle East is examined, with more than two hundred photographs and a gazeteer which includes maps, visiting times, and histories

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Contents

Foreword
8
Origins of the Castle
10
Castlebuilding
26
Castle Construction
28
Development Decline
44
Fortress
62
Strongholds Strategy
64
Defence Attack
80
Wales Scotland Ireland
136
Low Countries Scandinavia
140
France
146
West Germany
152
Austria Switzerland
158
Eastern Europe
164
Spain Portugal
170
Italy
176

Residence
98
Castle Community
100
Life in the Castle
114
Gazetteer Reference
126
England
128
The Middle East
182
Glossary Bibliography Further Reading
188
Index
189
Acknowledgements
192
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