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John H. Beeler Typescript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0114

Scope and Contents

This manuscript is for Warfare in England, 1066-1189; it is an original typescript of 634 p., with handwritten notations and corrections. One galley-proof is for this book; the other for The Art of War in the Middle Ages.

Dates

  • 1953

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical or Historical Information

John H. Beeler, retired Army captain and professor of history at UNCG, began his study of English medieval warfare when he was a graduate student at Cornell University. His Cornell doctoral dissertation was a study of the role of the castle in the military history of England, and this study was expanded in his book, Warfare in England, 1066-1189. Beeler also revised and edited The Art of War in the Middle Ages, by CWC Oman, wrote Warfare in Feudal Europe, 730-1200, and contributed to other scholarly works on military history.

Extent

0.80 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

John H. Beeler was a UNCG professor and a scholar in the area of European military history. This manuscript is for his book Warfare in England, 1066-1189.

Arrangement Note

Box 1 contains the typescript and Box 2 contains the galley proofs.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of the author.

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Processing Information

Processed by Archives staff.

Creator

Title
John H. Beeler Typescript
Author
Archives staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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