Forts & Castles: Masterpieces of Architecture

By: Hardin, Terri

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Includes original jacket. Jacket art a bit faded, 1/4 inch tear to jacket corner.Very Good. 1997 Large Hardcover. 80 pp. Explores the fascinating rise & evolution of military defenses through the history, from the 709- encampments used by Roman legions, to the stone battlements of the Middle Ages, to the frontier outposts of the Colonial period. This richly illustrated volume presents historic fortifications as unique architectural examples. With detailed text, 79 stunning full-color photos & beautiful archival artwork, the book shows how fortifications have proved to be both a symbol & a demonstration of a people s military might, expressed through the strength, magnitude, & defensive capabilities they afforded their builders.

Title: Forts & Castles: Masterpieces of Architecture

Author: Hardin, Terri

Categories: Architecture, Military, Castles & Fortifications, Medieval,

Publisher: Smithmark: 1997

Binding: Large Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 1849127

Keywords: CASTLES MILITARY ARCHITECTURE FORTS FORTIFICATIONS,