By sword and fire : cruelty and atrocity in medieval warfare / Sean McGlynn.

For all the talk of chivalry, medieval warfare routinely involved acts which we would consider war crimes. Lands laid waste, civilians slaughtered, prisoners massacred: this was standard fare justified by tradition and practical military necessity.

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Main Author: McGlynn, Sean
Published: London : Phoenix, 2009.
Physical Description:xvii, 296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Format: Book

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Call Number: U37 .M35 2009
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