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Viking art of war

by Paddy Griffith

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Published by Greenhill Books, Stackpole Books in London, Mechanicsburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scandinavia
    • Subjects:
    • Military art and science -- Scandinavia -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.,
    • Vikings -- Warfare.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-221) and index.

      StatementPaddy Griffith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU43.S3 G75 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL783138M
      ISBN 101853672084
      LC Control Number95015132

      There are more books about Vikings than there is room on just one list. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Victor H. Mair - HARDCOVER - pages - Columbia University Press - October Dr. Victor H. Mair's scholarly book, The Art of War: Sun Zi's Military Methods (published by Columbia University Press), provides not only an accurate translation of The Art of War .

      Wherever the Viking ships sailed, they left enormous suffering in their wake. But through these meetings of cultures, European and Nordic societies were also transformed. Never before have the art of war, and the weapons and raids of the Viking era, been presented together in one book. This book displays the offensive and defensive warfare.   Workplace: Most Viking art was created in the cosy confines of homes such as this one in Fyrkat in Denmark Spectacular: As the Oseburg Ship, found in a burial mound in Norway, reveals, art and war.

      Never before have the Viking art of war, weapons and the history of their conquests been presented together in such detail. With over color illustrations including beautiful reconstruction drawings, maps, cross-section drawings of ships, line-drawings of fortifications, battle plan reconstructions and photos of surviving artifacts including. The Viking Art of War Philadelphia and Newbury: Casemate, [original ]. pp. $ USD. ISBN The term "Viking" has long captured the imagination, interest, and even dread of modern society. The engravings of the nineteenth century, the cartoon "Hagar the Horrible", and even Hollywood have helped to promote particular.


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The Viking Art of War book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Describes the Vikings' strategic mobility, intelligence gather /5.

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By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Paddy Griffith was a senior lecturer in war studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst for 16 years. He is the author of numerous articles and books on the history of warfare, including Battle Tactics of the Western Front, and The Art of War of Revolutionary France, show more/5(61).

This book was written for a series on the ART OF WAR. In effect, it is a generic book on Vikings, derived from secondary source material. the best parts of the book /5(14). Product details Series: World of Art Paperback: pages Publisher: Thames & Hudson; 1 edition (October 7, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 6 x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: /5(15).

The author applies modern military thinking to the Viking art of war and examines their tactics, seamanship, mobility, strategy, and how they exploited victories and dealt with defeats/5(9).

Vikings at War presents a sumptuous depiction of how the Vikings waged war: their weapons technology, offensive and defensive warfare, military traditions and tactics, their fortifications, ships and command : Casemate UK. In this innovative and thought-provoking book, Paddy Griffith explores the Viking art of war in theory and practice, addressing such questions as strategic mobility, operational intelligence-gathering and tactical fighting formations.

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It also portrays the Viking raids and conquest campaigns that brought the Vikings to virtually every corner of Europe and even to America/5(46). The Vikings of Bjornstad presents a demonstration of Vikings weapons and tactics at most of our events.

The 15 minute show is called "The Viking Art of War", taking its name from the book of the same name by Paddy Griffith. Paddy Griffith was a senior lecturer in war studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst for 16 years. He is the author of numerous articles and books on the history of warfare, including Battle Tactics of the Western Front, and The Art of War of Revolutionary France, Paddy Griffith applies modern military thinking to his examination of the Viking art of war while examining their tactics, seamanship, mobility, strategy, concept of battle, and how they exploited their victories.

The Viking Art of War (Greenhill Military Paperback) (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Viking Art of War (Greenhill Military Paperback) Author. Griffith, Paddy. Publisher. Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal. Publication Date. Buy This Book. Vikings at War presents a sumptuous depiction of how the Vikings waged war; their weapons technology, offensive and defensive warfare, military traditions and tactics, their fortifications, ships and command structure.

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The interest in the Vikings over time is a good moment to delve into the next of the Viking books you’ve chosen, Vikings and Gods in European Art by David Wilson.

This is actually a catalogue for a big art exhibition that took place a few years ago, but it’s a really useful book—I give it to students to read.The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the Late Spring and Autumn Period (roughly 5th century BC).

The work, which is attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu ("Master Sun", also spelled Sunzi), is composed of 13 chapters. Each one is devoted to an aspect of warfare and how it applies to military strategy and : (trad.) Sun Tzu.In Vikings at War, the Viking age in all its gory glory is brought to life in a beautifully illustrated page book., Medieval Warfare The two authors demonstrate extensive knowledge of their subject matter and introduce it to their audience in a fashion which makes it readable and digestible particularly for the non-experts., Mediaevistik This is a wonderful book/5(47).