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The twilight of medieval castles

StГ©phane W. Gondoin

The twilight of medieval castles

by StГ©phane W. Gondoin

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Published by Histoire & Collections in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fortification -- France -- History,
  • Castles -- France -- History,
  • Military architecture -- France -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 124).

    StatementStéphane William Gondoin ; translated from the French by Lawrence Brown.
    SeriesFortresses
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG401 .G6713
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24009051M
    ISBN 102352500699
    ISBN 109782352500698
    LC Control Number2009504127

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