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Indian Castles 1206-1526
The Rise and Fall of the Delhi Sultanate
Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

From the beginning of the 11th century onwards, the constant sate of war amongst the various Indian kingdoms left them open to outside attack, and Muslim Turkic tribesmen began to pour over the north-west border from modern-day Afghanistan. These raiders consolidated their successes and by 1206 a Muslim state, the Sultanate... Read more >
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Japanese Fortified Temples and Monasteries AD 710-1062

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

From the 10th century onwards the great Japanese monastic foundations of Nara and Mount Hiei maintained large armies of warlike monks. The tempestuous political rivalries that developed between the different orders of monks and religiously inspired laymen ensured that their temples and monasteries had to be securely sited and robustly defended... Read more >
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Japanese Warrior Monks AD 949-1603

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Wayne Reynolds


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.95

From the 10th to the mid-17th century, religious organisations played an important part in the social, political and military life in Japan. Known as sohei ('monk warriors') or yamabushi ('mountain warriors'), the warrior monks were anything but peaceful and meditative, and were a formidable enemy, armed with their distinctive, long-bladed naginata... Read more >
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Medieval Russian Fortresses AD 862-1480

Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

Using archaeological evidence and first-hand sources, Konstantin Nossov charts the history of the medieval Russian fortress from its early beginnings until the 14th century.

According to Russian legend, in AD 862, the Slav tribes of what is now European Russia invited a number of Scandinavian princes to rule over them. In AD... Read more >
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The Fortress of Rhodes 1309-1522

Written by Konstantin Nossov
Illustrated by Brian Delf


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $13.95

First besieged in 305 BC, the island of Rhodes became part of the Roman Empire and was later fortified in the Byzantine style. Due to its strategic position in the Mediterranean, Rhodes was also attacked and besieged for over a century by Islamic forces. This title details the development of these... Read more >
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Aztec Warrior
AD 1325-1521
Written by John Pohl
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.95

According to one popular image, the Aztec army was a ruthless and efficient war machine, that established an empire by convincingly overwhelming its neighbors, sacrificing thousands to bloodthirsty gods along the way. From a contrasting perspective, its native warriors were no match for the modern warring methods of Cortés' greatly outnumbered... Read more >
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Knights of Christ

Written by Terence Wise
Illustrated by Richard Scollins


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

The ancient warrior code which persisted in medieval Christian Europe dictated that a man's greatest virtues were physical strength, skill at arms, bravery, daring, loyalty to the chieftain and solidarity within the tribe. The primitive Church had been diametrically opposed to such ideals, however by the early 8th century the Church... Read more >
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Medieval Heraldry

Written by Terence Wise
Illustrated by Richard Hook


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $13.95

Coats of arms were at first used only by kings and princes, then by their great nobles, but by the mid-13th century arms were being used extensively by the lesser nobility, knights and those who later came to be styled gentlemen. In some countries the use of arms spread even to... Read more >
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Queen of the Conqueror
Queen of the Conqueror
Written by Tracy Joanne Borman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553908251
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Queen of the Conqueror
The Life of Matilda, Wife of William I
Written by Tracy Joanne Borman


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $15.99

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Around the year 1049, William, Duke of Normandy and future conqueror of England, raced to the palace of Baldwin V, Count of Flanders. The count’s eldest daughter, Matilda, had refused William’s offer of marriage and publicly denounced him as a bastard. Encountering the young woman, William furiously dragged... Read more >
The Fall of English France 1449-53
The Fall of English France 1449-53
Written by David Nicolle, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086165
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The Fall of English France 1449-53

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $21.95

For the overwhelming majority of people outside the French-speaking world the Hundred Years War consisted of a sequence of major English victories, above all Crécy, Poitiers and Agincourt. The only significant victor or 'hero' on the French side was Joan of Arc, and she ended up being burned at the stake... Read more >
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The Fall of English France 1449-53

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $15.99

For the overwhelming majority of people outside the French-speaking world the Hundred Years War consisted of a sequence of major English victories, above all Crécy, Poitiers and Agincourt. The only significant victor or 'hero' on the French side was Joan of Arc, and she ended up being burned at the stake... Read more >
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Medieval Polish Armies 966-1500

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The history of Poland is a fascinating study of a people struggling to achieve nationhood in the face of internal and external enemies. Poland became a unified Christian state in AD 966 and by the 12th century a knightly class had emerged - a force that was integral to the defense... Read more >
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The Pope Who Quit
The Pope Who Quit
Written by Jon M. Sweeney
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385531894
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The Pope Who Quit
A True Medieval Tale of Mystery, Death, and Salvation
Written by Jon M. Sweeney


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $14.00

The riveting story of Pope St. Celestine V, the pope who retired from the papacy.

At the close of the tumultuous Middle Ages, there lived a man who seemed destined from birth to save the world. His name was Peter Morrone, a hermit, a founder of a religious order, and, depending on whom... Read more >
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The Pope Who Quit
The Pope Who Quit
Written by Jon M. Sweeney
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385531887
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The Pope Who Quit
A True Medieval Tale of Mystery, Death, and Salvation
Written by Jon M. Sweeney


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $9.99

The riveting story of Pope St. Celestine V, the pope who retired from the papacy.

At the close of the tumultuous Middle Ages, there lived a man who seemed destined from birth to save the world. His name was Peter Morrone, a hermit, a founder of a religious order, and, depending on whom... Read more >
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Pirate of the Far East
811-1639
Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Richard Hook


Format: eBook, 125 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

Osprey's survey of pirates of the Far East, from 811 to 1639. For many centuries, international relations between Medieval Japan, Korea and China were carried out by means of the 'inseparable trinity' of war, trade and piracy. Much has been written about the first two means of interaction. The third element... Read more >
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Samurai Women 1184-1877

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook, 151 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

Ever since the Empress Jingo-kogo led an invasion of Korea while pregnant with the future Emperor Ojin, tales of female Japanese warriors have emerged from Japan's rich history. Using material that has never been translated into English before, this book presents the story of Japan's female warriors for the first time... Read more >
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Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (2)
The stone castles of Latvia and Estonia 1185-1560
Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $14.95

The original forced conversion of pagan Livonia, what is now the Baltic states of Latvia and Estonia, was carried out by a military order known as the Brethren of the Sword. In 1236 this order was incorporated into the Teutonic Knights following a catastrophic military defeat. The knights had always consolidated... Read more >
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Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (1)
The red-brick castles of Prussia 1230-1466
Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $14.95

Throughout their stormy history the Teutonic Knights of Germany have always been the most controversial brotherhood ever to call themselves 'Knights of Christ'.They were the most warlike of the religious orders, and this is reflected in the architecture they left behind. In contrast to the Templars who are remembered for their... Read more >
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Knight
Knight
Written by Robert Jones
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849083126
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Knight
The Warrior and World of Chivalry
Written by Robert Jones


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $29.95

From a life-long student of the medieval long sword and medieval history comes a comprehensive overview of the Age of the Knights. Jones shows that behind the popular image of the knight in shining armor lies a world that is both more complex and more fascinating. Were knights glory-seeking, bloodthirsty thugs... Read more >
Lost Gold of the Dark Ages
War, Treasure, and the Mystery of the Saxons
Written by Caroline Alexander
Introduction by Kevin Leahy


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $35.00

In July 2009 an amateur metal-detecting enthusiast made an astonishing find: 1500 pieces of bejeweled gold and silver almost 1500 years old, buried, lost, then forgotten. The treasure trove promises to shed unprecedented light on the most mysterious period of British history—the so-called "Dark Ages"—when the Saxons, Anglos, Celts, Picts, Jutes... Read more >
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Lost Gold of the Dark Ages
Lost Gold of the Dark Ages
Written by Caroline Alexander, Introduction by Kevin Leahy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426208140
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Lost Gold of the Dark Ages
War, Treasure, and the Mystery of the Saxons
Written by Caroline Alexander
Introduction by Kevin Leahy


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $35.00

In July 2009 an amateur metal-detecting enthusiast made an astonishing find: 1500 pieces of bejeweled gold and silver almost 1500 years old, buried, lost, then forgotten. The treasure trove promises to shed unprecedented light on the most mysterious period of British history—the so-called "Dark Ages"—when the Saxons, Anglos, Celts, Picts, Jutes... Read more >
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A Distant Mirror
A Distant Mirror
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307793690
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A Distant Mirror
The Calamitous 14th Century
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2011
Price: $13.99

Barbara W. Tuchman—the acclaimed author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Guns of August—once again marshals her gift for character, history, and sparkling prose to compose an astonishing portrait of medieval Europe.
 
The fourteenth century reflects two contradictory images: on the one hand, a glittering age of crusades, cathedrals, and... Read more >
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Citizens to Lords
Citizens to Lords
Written by Ellen Meiksins Wood
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ISBN: 9781844677061
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Citizens to Lords
A Social History of Western Political Thought from Antiquity to the Late Middle Ages
Written by Ellen Meiksins Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2011
Price: $26.95

In this groundbreaking work, Ellen Meiksins Wood rewrites the history of political theory. She traces the development of the Western tradition from classical antiquity through to the Middle Ages in the perspective of social history—a significant departure not only from the standard abstract history of ideas but also from other contextual... Read more >
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Anglo-Saxon England
Anglo-Saxon England
Written by Sally Crawford
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ISBN: 9780747808367
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Anglo-Saxon England
400-790
Written by Sally Crawford


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $15.95

Early Anglo-Saxon England saw some of the most important elements in the creation of modern England: the Germanic migrations after the departure of the Romans and the introduction of Christianity in the 7th century. While traditionally the early centuries of Anglo-Saxon England have been disregarded as"'lost centuries," archaeological evidence, paired with... Read more >
European Medieval Tactics (1)
European Medieval Tactics (1)
Written by David Nicolle, Illustrated by Adam Hook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849085038
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European Medieval Tactics (1)
The Fall and Rise of Cavalry 450-1260
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $18.95

Osprey's elite title on the rise and fall of European medieval cavalry during an 800 year period. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire there was a decline in professional cavalry forces, and infantry dominated in the Germanic successor barbarian kingdoms. In the Carolingian and Norman periods from the 9th... Read more >
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