Pike and Shot Tactics 1590–1660

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Throughout the 17th century large parts of Europe were depopulated during the wide-ranging and savage wars of religion and dynasty, involving all of the major powers. This was therefore a key period in the development of 'modern' infantry tactics, such as the use of pole-arms and muskets together hence the popular expression 'pike and shot'. These infantry tactics involved different national schools on thought and practice, and were tested bloodily in great battles. This title covers the Dutch-Spanish wars of independence, The Thirty Years' War and the English Civil Wars.

Product details

Published May 20 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781849082662
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 48 b/w
Series Elite
Short code ELI 179
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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