|Author||: John France|
|Total Pages||: 428|
|ISBN 10||: 9789004164475|
|ISBN 13||: 9004164472|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
Why were mercenaries such a commonplace of war in the medieval and early modern periods and why have they traditionally been so poorly regarded? Who were mercenaries, and how were they distinguished from other soldiers? The contributors to this volume attempt to cast light on these questions.