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Castles

Steele, Philip, 1948-2019
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This children's history book has everything you need to know about medieval castles, including knights, jousting, sieges, drawbridges, and forts. Learn about castle design, from the earliest motte and bailey styles to stone fortresses and beautiful castles in Japan and India. See some of the most impressive castles in the world, and stock up on amazing facts. Packed with information, artifacts, and colorful pages, DK findout! Castles brings the medieval world to life.
Main title:
Castles / Philip Steele.
Imprint:
London : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2019.
Collation:
64 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series title:
Notes:
Includes index and glossary.
Contents:
What is a castle? -- Wooden castles -- Stone castles -- The Great Hall -- Concentric castles -- Castle defences -- Besieged! -- Meet the expert -- Dungeons -- Feudal society -- Lords and ladies -- Working in a castle -- Peasant life -- Animals -- Dressing a knight -- Name your weapon! -- Tournaments -- Foods and feasts -- Entertainment -- Prayer and worship -- Castles in Europe -- Moorish castles -- Crusader castles -- End of an age -- Japanese castles -- Fantasy castles -- Myths and legends -- Facts and figures.
ISBN:
9780241358436
Dewey class:
728.81940.1940
Language:
English
Added title:
BRN:
365149
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryJunior Non-Fiction HistoryJ 940 STEAvailable
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