eBook Stephen Biesty's Cross-sections Castle, 1st Edition

  • Stephen Biesty
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  • ISBN-10: 1465421424
  • ISBN-13: 9781465421425
  • DDC: 940.1
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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An intimate guide to the inside of a castle and the lives of its residents, this Stephen Biesty classic, Cross-Sections Castle, details the workings of a medieval fortress. With intricately detailed cross-sections, readers can explore layer upon layer of castle life including the people, their possessions, and how they lived, as well as how they defended themselves from enemy attacks and settled down for an evening of entertainment. Each time readers turn the page, they'll discover new details, making this the ultimate "insider's guide" to the structure of a castle and the lives of its inhabitants.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Title Page.
1: Parts of a Castle.
2: The Castle Gate.
3: Preparing for Attack.
4: Under Siege.
5: Locked Up.
6: The Feudal System.
7: Castle Building.
8: Repairs.
9: Hard at Work.
10: Clothing.
11: Living Like a Lord.
12: Noble Family.
13: Lord’s Feast.
14: Medieval Meals.
15: Entertainment.
16: Valiant Knights.
17: Food Supply.
18: Food, Glorious Food.
19: Lawbreakers.
20: Weaponry.