The Resource Castles, author, Philip Steele ; consultant, Dr Jenny Benham

Castles, author, Philip Steele ; consultant, Dr Jenny Benham

Label
Castles
Title
Castles
Statement of responsibility
author, Philip Steele ; consultant, Dr Jenny Benham
Creator
Contributor
Author
Consultant
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Learn about castle design, from the earliest motte and bailey styles to stone fortresses and beautiful castles in Japan and India. See some of the most impressive castles in the world, and stock up on amazing facts. Packed with information, artifacts, and colorful pages, DK findout! Castles brings the medieval world to life
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steele, Philip
Dewey number
728.8/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Benham, Jenny
Series statement
DK findout!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Castles
  • Castles
Target audience
primary
Label
Castles, author, Philip Steele ; consultant, Dr Jenny Benham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "What do you want to find out? Fun facts, amazing pictures, quizzes"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What is a castle? -- Wooden castles -- Stone castles -- The great hall -- Concentric castles -- Castle defenses -- Besieged! -- Meet the expert -- Dungeons -- Feudal society -- Lords and ladies -- Working in a castle -- Peasant life -- Animals -- Dressing a knight -- Name your weapon! -- Tournaments -- Food and feasts -- Entertainment -- Prayer and worship -- Castles in Europe -- Moorish castles -- Crusader castles -- End of an age -- Japanese castles -- Fantasy castles -- Myths and legends -- Facts and figures
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781465481542
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • on1057868263
  • (OCoLC)1057868263
Label
Castles, author, Philip Steele ; consultant, Dr Jenny Benham
Publication
Note
  • "What do you want to find out? Fun facts, amazing pictures, quizzes"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
What is a castle? -- Wooden castles -- Stone castles -- The great hall -- Concentric castles -- Castle defenses -- Besieged! -- Meet the expert -- Dungeons -- Feudal society -- Lords and ladies -- Working in a castle -- Peasant life -- Animals -- Dressing a knight -- Name your weapon! -- Tournaments -- Food and feasts -- Entertainment -- Prayer and worship -- Castles in Europe -- Moorish castles -- Crusader castles -- End of an age -- Japanese castles -- Fantasy castles -- Myths and legends -- Facts and figures
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781465481542
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • on1057868263
  • (OCoLC)1057868263

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