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Logistics of Warfare in the Age of the Crusades

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It really does mark the development of an innovative approach to the subject of crusading warfare and it should inspire many young researchers.I cannot stress enough that Haldon and Pryor are setting standards which everyone must now follow.The glossary covers contemporary military terminology and the gazetteer offers invaluable help in identifying places which have either vanished or gone through various name changes.
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Logistics of Warfare in the Age of the Crusades : John H

Bachrach -- Note on citations of primary source, on Arabic, and on geographical names -- Ch.Questions of manpower, types and means of transportation by land and sea, supplies, financial resources, roads and natural land routes, sea lanes and natural sailing routes - all these topics and more are covered here. Building on previous work, it brings together experts from the fields of medieval Western, Byzantine and Middle Eastern studies How were the Crusades made possible?Of particular importance is the attention given to the horses and other animals on which transport of supplies and the movement of armies depended. Der Eine und die Vielen Building on previous work, it brings together experts from the fields of medieval Western, Byzantine and Middle Eastern studies to examine how the marches and voyages were actually made.Professor Pryor is to be congratulated on organizing what was evidently a most stimulating meeting and producing a volume of essays that will come to be seen as marking a significant advance in our understanding of medieval warfare.