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Author Adams, Simon, 1955-
Title Castles & forts / Simon Adams ; foreword by Clifford J. Rogers.
Pub Info Boston : Kingfisher, 2003.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 728.81 Ada     AVAILABLE
Descript 63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Kingfisher knowledge
Kingfisher knowledge.
Contents First forts: Bronze Age fortifications -- Maiden castle -- Great Wall of China -- Masada -- Castel Sant'Angelo -- Ait Benhaddou -- Great age of castles: Motte and bailey castles -- Building in stone -- Chateau Gaillard -- Concentric castles -- Krak des Chevaliers -- Riverbank castles -- Alhambra of Granada -- Great walled fortress towns of Europe -- Himeji Castle -- Sacsahuaman -- Golconda -- End of an era: Fort Ticonderoga -- Fort Sumter -- Eureka Stockade -- Fort Douaumont -- Romantic castles -- Understanding ruins -- Glossary -- Index -- Acknowledgments.
Summary An illustrated exploration of a wide array of castles and fortifications throughout the world, from Norman mottes to Maori forts, including how and why they were built and their importance in history.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.8 2.0 80182.
Subject Fortification -- Juvenile literature.
Castles -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Literature.
Add Author Rogers, Clifford J.
Alt Title Castles and forts
ISBN 0753456206
9780753461198 (pbk.)
0753461196 (pbk.)
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