17th Century Military History Books

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  1. Pirate

    WAR 158 Multiple formats
    This book describes the life of a pirate in the early 18th century, the 'Golden Age of Piracy'. It charts the way these men (and a few women) were recruited, how they operated, what they looked like and...

    Starting at: £10.39

  2. Iran at War

    GNM Multiple formats
    Following on from his award-winning book on the history of ancient Persia, Kaveh Farrokh goes on to examine Iran's wartime history from the Safavid dynasty of the 16th and 17th century through to the 1979...

    Starting at: £14.99

  3. The Forts of Colonial North America

    FOR 101 Paperback
    This book takes a detailed look at the fortifications of various types that were built from the times of the earliest British settlements in North America in the late 16th century until the end of the...
  4. Imperial Armies of the Thirty Years’ War (2)

    MAA 462 Paperback
    This history of the Catholic armies of the Habsburg Empire that fought in the Thirty Years' War explores the role of cavalry during the last major religious war in mainland Europe, which saw the end of...
  5. Katana

    WPN 5 Multiple formats
    The Samurai sword of Japan is probably the finest edged weapon ever made. This volume by leading Samurai expert Stephen Turnbull reveals the story of how and why it achieved this distinction. Particular...

    Starting at: £11.19

  6. Military Mayhem

    GNM Paperback
    Bungled cover-ups, acts of blinding incompetence, miscarriages of justice, sexual escapades, and downright stupidity have all helped to make the world's armed forces the much loved institutions they are...
  7. Ottoman Fortifications 1300–1710

    FOR 95 Paperback
    The Ottoman Empire was heir to the architectural traditions not only of the Byzantine Empire but also to those of the medieval Islamic Middle East. Having learned from these, the Ottomans created a fusion...
  8. The Forts of New France

    FOR 93 Paperback
    "New France” consisted of the area colonized and ruled by France in North America from the 16th to the 18th centuries. This title, which follows on from Fortress 27: French Fortresses in North America...
  9. Spanish Colonial Fortifications in North America 1565–1822

    FOR 94 Paperback
    To maintain its imperial power in America, Spain built fortifications across the width of the continent. These outposts were established along Spanish borders from the late sixteenth century onwards to...
  10. Hatamoto

    ELI 178 Multiple formats
    Each great samurai warlord, or daimyo, had a division of troops known as the Hatamoto, 'those who stand under the flag'. The Hatamoto included the personal bodyguards, the senior generals, the standard...

    Starting at: £10.39

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