"Eyewitness Guides" are best-selling, high-quality visual information books. This title is a valuable resource to students whether they dream about being a lord defending their fort against an enemy's siege or watching over the peasants as they plough the land.
Table of Contents
What is a castle?; the first castles; the great tower; concentric castles; castles on the Loire; castles in Spain; castles in Germany; the chapel; laying a siege; men and missiles; tricks of defence; the garrison; the castle as prison; crusader castles; castles in Japan; the great hall; the kitchen; at table; the entertainers; women and children; the lord; fabrics and textiles; in the fields; animals in the castle; the castle builders; the woodworkers; metalwork; castles in decline; did you know?; who's who; find out more.