- Author: Finan, ThomasContributor: Recorded Books, LLC.Edition: UnabridgedDate:,Created2011Copyrighted2011Summary:
Professor Finan examines the castle from a variety of contemporary perspectives, including those of history, archaeology, geography, and landscape studies. The course also covers the morphology of medieval fortifications and castles and considers the social and landscape natures of castles, as well as the role of the castle in Europe.Contents:
Original Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD, [Prince Frederick, Md.], Recorded Books, [Distributed by] OneClick DigitalLanguage(s): EnglishISBN: 9781461825593
- What is a castle? Why study a castle?
- Earthen and timber castles
- Building a castle
- The Norman stone keep
- The concentric castle
- The social orginization of castles
- The landscape of castles
- Castles in the kingdom of England
- The castles of Wales
- Castles in Ireland and Scotland
- Castles in France
- Crusader castles
- The end of castles.