Furies: War in Europe, 1450-1700

Furies: War in Europe, 1450-1700

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During the European Renaissance, an age marked equally by revolutionary thought and constant warfare, it was armies, rather than philosophers, who shaped the modern European nation state. "Mobile cities" of mercenaries and other paid soldiers-made up of astonishingly diverse aggregations of ethnicities and nationalities-marched across the land, looting and savaging enemy territories.

In the 15th century, Poland hired German, Spanish, Bohemian, Hungarian, and Scottish… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Press (January 15, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 3.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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