Special Operations in the Age of Chivalry, 1100-1550

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Warfare in History

ISBN: 1843834529
ISBN 13: 9781843834526
Autor: Harari, Yuval Noah
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
Umfang: X, 236 S.
Erscheinungsdatum: 18.06.2009
Format: 1.6 x 23.4 x 15.6
Gewicht: 548 g
Produktform: Kartoniert
Einband: PB
Deutscher Titel: Fürsten im Fadenkreuz

The author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind looks at covert operations and assassination plots in the medieval period, matching anything to be found in our own era.

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Beschreibung

Alongside the familiar pitched battles, regular sieges, and large-scale manoeuvres, medieval and early modern wars also involved assassination, abduction, treason and sabotage. These undercover operations were aimed chiefly against key individuals, mostly royalty or the leaders of the opposing army, and against key fortified places. However, because of their clandestine nature, these deeds of "derring-do" have not been studied in any detail, a major gap which this book fills.

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