By Stephen Turnbull
The superiority of specific castle forms in medieval China, Mongolia, Japan and Korea demanded the evolution of alternative modes of siege conflict in each one nation. the rich walled cities of China, the mountain fortresses of Korea and the army outposts of Japan each one offered various demanding situations to besieging forces, and this publication unearths the variety of strategies that have been built to satisfy those demanding situations. many of the a long way jap weaponry of this era originated in China, yet was once tailored to slot the calls for of siegecraft around the sector and the person strengths and weaknesses of every piece of equipment are studied the following.
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