Battle of Hastings, 1st Edition

  • John Hamilton Ph.D., DABT
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629680028
  • ISBN-13: 9781629680026
  • DDC: 942.021
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 9th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released November 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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October 14, 1066. June 18, 1815. June 1–3, 1863. Find out why these dates and others will live in infamy in Great Battles. Learn what led up to the battles. Get to know key historical figures. Put yourself on the battlefield as you learn about military strategy and resulting casualties. Learn what weapons and tactics were used. Finally, discover the reasons behind the victories and losses, as well as the aftermath of each pivotal conflict in world history. Black and white and color photographs, illuminating quotations, maps, charts, a glossary, an index, and book links round out this exciting and informative series.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
1: The Battle for a Kingdom.
2: Key Events before the Battle.
3: The Battle's Leaders.
4: Tactics and Weapons.
5: The Normans Prepare to Invade.
6: The Battle of Stamford Bridge.
7: The Battle of Hastings.
8: The Battle's Aftermath.
9: The Bayeux Tapestry.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

John Hamilton

John D. Hamilton earned a M.Sc. degree at McGill University and a Ph.D. in toxicology at the University of Cincinnati. Previously Dr. Hamilton was involved with product risk assessment as a group leader in environmental toxicology and ecological risk assessment at Rohm & Haas Company. He provided modeling, risk assessment and pollution prevention support to product development teams at Rohm & Haas. He is now a Research Associate involved in research and development for S.C. Johnson Wax...Roger Sutcliffe..Contributors:.Bob Boethling, US EPA.Vincent Nabholtz, US EPA.Krzysztof M. Jop, Science Applications International Corporation.Jon Doi, Roy F. Weston, Inc..University.Michael A. Cole, University of Illinois.Larry A. Lyons and Stephen R. Vasconcellos, Betz Laboratories, Inc..