Understanding the Castle Ruins of England and Wales : How to Interpret the History and Meaning of Masonry and Earthworks Paperback
by Lise Hull
Medieval castles were not just showcases for the royal and powerful, they were also the centerpieces of many people's daily lives.
A travel guide as well as a historical text, this volume looks at castles not just as ruined buildings, but as part of the cultural and scenic landscape.
The 88 photographs illustrate the different architectural concepts and castle features discussed in the text.
The book includes glossaries of terminology, an appendix listing all the castles mentioned and their locations, notes, bibliography and index.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 228 pages, 88 photographs
- Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
- Publication Date: 29/02/2016
- Category: Castles & fortifications
- ISBN: 9781476665979
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