Anatomy of a Siege

Published in Book Reviews, Early Modern History (1500–1700), Issue 4 (Jul/Aug 2005), Reviews, Volume 13

Anatomy of a Siege 1Kenneth Wiggins brings together detailed documentary sources and unique archaeological discoveries in an expert assessment of this siege. It is the first book entirely devoted to Limerick Castle, and also the first on the siege of an Irish castle. The book incorporates plans, photographs and reproductions to provide a well-illustrated and thorough analysis. It embraces the drama central to the story, while highlighting the technology and strategies of a siege that featured methods and skills of a type seldom witnessed in Irish siege warfare.
€31.75, ISBN 1 869857372 h/b


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