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Just wars and moral victories

surprise, deception and the normative framework of European war in the later Middle Ages

by David Whetham

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Published by Brill in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military art and science -- Europe -- History -- To 1500,
  • Surprise (Military science) -- History,
  • Deception (Military science) -- History,
  • Chivalry -- Europe -- History -- To 1500,
  • Middle Ages,
  • Europe -- History, Military -- To 1500

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby David Whetham.
    SeriesHistory of warfare -- 55
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU37 .W44 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23207911M
    ISBN 109789004171534
    LC Control Number2009015146

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