Welsh Castles at War

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Tempus, 2004 - History - 192 pages
Welsh Castles at War is a vivid and exciting portrayal of how and why castles were raised in Wales after the Norman Conquest, and how they became the scenes of particularly bloody, large-scale campaigns in the violent wars between Wales and England. Including chapters on their early formation in the 11th century and on the English Civil War, John Norris completes this glorious, extensively illustrated book with a comprehensive gazetteer.

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John Norris has a Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition from the University of Hawaii and is an associate professor in the Linguistics Department at Georgetown University. His research and teaching interests include educational assessment, program evaluation, language pedagogy (task-based language teaching in particular), and research methods. John's publications have appeared in journals such as Applied Linguistics, Foreign Language Annals, Language Learning, Language Learning & Technology, Language Teaching Research, Language Testing, Modern Language Journal, TESOL Quarterly, and Die Unterrichtspraxis. His most recent books explore the topics of language teaching (Task-based language teaching: A reader), evaluation (Toward useful program evaluation in college foreign language education), assessment (Validity evaluation in language assessment), and research synthesis (Synthesizing research on language learning and teaching).

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