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Castles and Tower Houses of the Scottish Clans 1450-1650

Castles and Tower Houses of the Scottish Clans 1450-1650( )
Author: Reid, Stuart
Illustrator: Turner, Graham
Series title:Fortress Ser.
ISBN:978-1-84176-962-2
Publication Date:Mar 2006
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Imprint:Osprey
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.95
Book Description:

With the exception of the key royal sites, such as Stirling and Edinburgh, few Scottish castles were located at strategic points, or were intended to house garrisons required to defend or subjugate towns. Instead they were primarily fortified dwelling houses, erected in an environment of weak Royal authority and endemic feuding between rival clans and groups, in both Highland and Lowland areas. Although some enceinte castles were developed during the 16th and 17th centuries, most...
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Book Details
Pages:64
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / History / Medieval
Architecture / Regional
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.22 x 9.69 x 0.13 Inches
Book Weight:0.44 Pounds



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