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The Resource Castles, author: Philip Steele ; consultant: Dr. Jenny Benham

Castles, author: Philip Steele ; consultant: Dr. Jenny Benham

Label
Castles
Title
Castles
Statement of responsibility
author: Philip Steele ; consultant: Dr. Jenny Benham
Creator
Contributor
Author
Consultant
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This children's history book has everything you need to know about medieval castles, including knights, jousting, sieges, drawbridges, and forts. Learn about castle design, from the earliest motte and bailey styles to stone fortresses and beautiful castles in Japan and India
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steele, Philip
Dewey number
728.81
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Benham, Jenny
Series statement
DK findout!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Castles
  • Feudalism
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Medieval
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Games & Activities / Questions & Answers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Castles, author: Philip Steele ; consultant: Dr. Jenny Benham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What is a castle? -- Wooden castles -- Stone castles -- The Great Hall -- Concentric castles -- Castle defences -- Besieged! -- Meet the expert -- Dungeons -- Feudal society -- Lords and ladies -- Working in a castle -- Peasant life -- Animals -- Dressing a knight -- Name your weapon! -- Tournaments -- Foods and feasts -- Entertainment -- Prayer and worship -- Castles in Europe -- Moorish castles -- Crusader castles -- End of an age -- Japanese castles -- Fantasy castles -- Myths and legends -- Facts and figures
Control code
on1057868263
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781465481542
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1057868263
Label
Castles, author: Philip Steele ; consultant: Dr. Jenny Benham
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What is a castle? -- Wooden castles -- Stone castles -- The Great Hall -- Concentric castles -- Castle defences -- Besieged! -- Meet the expert -- Dungeons -- Feudal society -- Lords and ladies -- Working in a castle -- Peasant life -- Animals -- Dressing a knight -- Name your weapon! -- Tournaments -- Foods and feasts -- Entertainment -- Prayer and worship -- Castles in Europe -- Moorish castles -- Crusader castles -- End of an age -- Japanese castles -- Fantasy castles -- Myths and legends -- Facts and figures
Control code
on1057868263
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781465481542
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1057868263

Library Locations

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