By David Nicolle, Graham Turner
A few historians divide heritage into sessions ruled by means of one civilisation. Greece, Rome, India, China, Western Europe and North the USA have all had their second within the solar, yet from the eighth to eleventh centuries the Islamic global led the way in which. With a number of illustrations and images, together with 8 appealing complete web page color plates via Graham Turner, this valuable addition to Osprey's Men-at-Arms sequence through David Nicolle examines the recruitment, corporation, weaponry, dress and uniforms of the armies of the Caliphates from 862-1098.
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Armies Of The Caliphates 862-1098 by David Nicolle, Graham Turner