Hussite Wars, 1420 - 34 by Stephen Turnbull
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Hussite Wars, 1420 - 34
By Stephen Turnbull

The Hussite Wars, 1420 - 34

By (author) See other recent books by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Angus McBride See other recent books by Angus McBride
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $19.99
Your Price: $17.99 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.90 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days

Hussite Wars, 1420 - 34 by Stephen Turnbull

Book Description

In 1415, the judicial murder of the religious reformer Jan Hus sparked a major uprising in Bohemia. His death led within a few years to the 'Hussite' revolution against the monarchy, the German aristocracy and the Church establishment. For two decades the largely peasant Hussite armies successfully defied a series of international 'crusades'; they owed many of their victories to the charismatic general Jan Zizka, and his novel tactical methods based on the use of 'war wagons'. This remarkable episode in medieval warfare is remembered not only as the Czech national epic, but as an important forerunner to the wars of the Reformation the following century.

Buy Hussite Wars, 1420 - 34 book by Stephen Turnbull from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781841766652
ISBN-10: 1841766658
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x 4mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-May-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Stephen Turnbull

Samurai in 100 Objects by Stephen Turnbull Samurai in 100 Objects, Paperback (October 2016)

The fascinating world of the samurai as seen through arms and armour, places and images.

Samurai by Stephen Turnbull Samurai, Hardback (August 2016)

The world of the samurai, the legendary elite warrior cult of old Japan, has for too long been associated solely with military history and has remained a mystery. In this book, the author, the world's leading authority on the samurai, goes beyond the battlefield to paint a picture of the samurai as they really were.

Gempei War 1180-85 by Stephen Turnbull Gempei War 1180-85, Paperback (July 2016)

An illustrated account of The Gempei War - a conflict that defined the age and the ethos of the samurai. It examines the events of the five-year long conflict, revealing the changes that the war inflicted on Japanese culture and the establishment of many of the traditions of the samurai.

» View all books by Stephen Turnbull


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Hussite Wars, 1420 - 34 book by Stephen Turnbull and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Stephen Turnbull

Stephen Tumbull is best known in the field of samurai and Japanese military history, but has recently expanded his interests into China, Korea and Southeast Asia. He has also published several books on the subject of warfare in medieval and early modern Europe, where he has developed a strong interest in eastern European armies such as the Hussites and the army of Muscovy. Angus McBride is one of the world's most respected historical illustrators, and has contributed to more than 70 Osprey titles in the past three decades. Born in 1931 of Highland parents but orphaned as a child, he was educated at Canterbury Cathedral Choir School. He worked in advertising agencies from 1947, and after national service, emigrated to South Africa. He now lives and works in Cape Town.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Stephen Turnbull close
Samurai in 100 Objects by Stephen Turnbull
Samurai by Stephen Turnbull
Gempei War 1180-85 by Stephen Turnbull
Samurai Swordsman by Stephen Turnbull
Tokugawa Ieyasu by Stephen Turnbull
Samurai by Stephen Turnbull
Revenge of the 47 Ronin by Stephen Turnbull
Katana by Stephen Turnbull
Samurai Women 1184-1877 by Stephen Turnbull
Hatamoto Samurai Horse and Foot Guards by Stephen Turnbull
Mongol Invasions of Japan 1274 and 1281 by Stephen Turnbull
Samurai Capture a King - Okinawa 1609 by Stephen Turnbull
Shogun by Stephen Turnbull
Chinese Walled Cities 221 BC - AD 1644 by Stephen Turnbull
Strongholds of the Samurai by Stephen Turnbull
Samurai Armies 1467-1649 by Stephen Turnbull
Samurai Invasion of Korea 1592-98 by Stephen Turnbull
Japanese Castles AD 250-540 by Stephen Turnbull
Samurai Swordsman by Stephen Turnbull
Pirate of the Far East by Stephen Turnbull
Recent books by Angus McBride close
Byzantine Infantryman by Angus McBride
Scandinavian Baltic Crusades 11th-15th Centuries by Angus McBride
Armies of Ivan the Terrible by Angus McBride
Mycenaeans C.1650-1100 BC by Angus McBride
Sassanian Elite Cavalry AD 224-642 by Angus McBride
British Light Infantryman of the Seven Years' War by Angus McBride
Alexander the Great by Angus McBride
Hussite Wars, 1420 - 34 by Angus McBride
Imperial Roman Legionary by Angus McBride
Medieval Scandinavian Armies by Angus McBride
Roman Legionary by Angus McBride
German Peasants' War 1524-26 by Angus McBride
Italian Medieval Armies 1000-1300 by Angus McBride
Medieval Russian Armies 1250-1450 by Angus McBride
Samurai Heraldry by Angus McBride
Gladiators by Angus McBride
Alamo 1836 by Angus McBride
Thracians 700BC-46AD by Angus McBride
Pirates: Terror on the High Seas by Angus McBride
Privateers and Pirates 1730-1830 by Angus McBride
» close