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Explores methods of fighting in the time of religious conflict, knights and chivalry. This text takes a look at the period, including decisive issues such as weaponry, armour and sieges, showing how these developed to meet the needs of defenders and attackers.
Features cartoon-style illustrations. This book presents a narrative approach that encourages readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of what life would have been like training to be a Samurai in 17th century Japan.
By Jill Atkins
In 1939, the start of the Second World War, Sophie becomes a messenger for a Resistance group in Northern France. But as the German invaders overwhelm the British forces on the French coast, Sophie finds herself more deeply involved with the Resistance - in a dangerous plan to save a...
100 Facts Arms and Armour is bursting with exactly 100 amazing facts, fascinating images and fun activities to help children aged 6-10 years learn everything they need to know about the history of combat. - Covers arms and armour from ancient times to modern-day warfare. - Quizzes throughout help your...
By Russell Rees
This work focuses on Irish history from the early 19th century to 1921. Topics include: rural life before 1845; the growth of Belfast, its linen and shipbuilding industries; unionism and nationalism; the Gaelic revival; outbreak of war 1914; and the Easter Rising.