The word "castle" conjures up images ranging from the stone-towered fortresses of medieval Europe to huge royal dwellings that have never seen a clash of arms. In fact, the true castle has a long, far-ranging history that distinguishes it from the fort, the palace, and the mythical realms of Arthurian England. A fortified dwelling built for strategic purposes, its primary function was to deter aggression, and, failing that, to withstand a siege. First built by families and tribal groups, such fortified places on strategic ...

Anatomy of the Castle 2001, MetroBooks (NY), New York

ISBN-13: 9781586631949

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Anatomy of the Castle 2001, Saraband, Glasgow

ISBN-13: 9781887354295

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