Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Viacheslav Shpakovsky was born in He teaches in the History Department of Penza University in Penza, Russia. About Armies of the Volga Bulgars & Khanate of Kazan. The Bulgars were a Turkic people who established a state north of the Black Sea. In the late s and . Read “Armies of the Volga Bulgars & Khanate of Kazan 9th–16th centuries” by Viacheslav Shpakovsky with Rakuten Kobo. The Bulgars were a Turkic people.
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Armies of the Volga Bulgars and Khanate of Kazan
The Khanate of Kazan khaanate a medieval civilization that preceded the Kievian State in the territory that is now Russia. Anyway, this book serves as an excellent primer on the topic of the Volga Bulgars!
So despite all of its limitations, I believe this title is just about worth three stars.
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Armies of the Volga Bulgars & Khanate of Kazan: 9th-16th centuries (Men-at-Arms)
In later years, the successor Islamic Khanate of Kazan resisted the Russians until falling to Ivan the Terrible in Why Some Wars Never End. I am a map person and specific maps would have been a great help.
The writers narrate in a clear, succinct manner the history of Volga Bulgaria, or Volga-Kama Bolghar, which was a historic Islamic Bulgar state that existed between the seventh and thirteenth centuries around the confluence of the Volga and Kama rivers, in what is now European Oof.
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They were ravaged by these two armies in turn on several occasions between and The History of Poland. While I do not blame the author for this fact, this is clearly disappointing.
The overall narrative is accompanied with clear, detailed maps and in eight color khanare of the “men-at-arms” involved, the costumes, armament, armor and fighting methods of the Volga Bulgars during this significant period are surveyed.
The uniforms and fighting tactics are covered. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
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The overall narrative is accompanied with clear, detailed maps and in kazxn color plates of the “men-at-arms” involved, the costumes, armament, armor and fighting methods of the Volga Bulgars armiew this significant period are surveyed.
Well, the page format of the Men-at-Arms titles is not nearly enough to do this subject justice. A third interesting point is the emergence of the Khanate of Kazan in the 14th century and its struggles against the Russian principalities.
I was disappointed in this monograph because it assumed the reader was familiar with the history of this era.
He has written numerous books and articles on medieval bulgats Islamic warfare, and has been a prolific author of Osprey titles for many years. In the period between andthey were caught in the middle between the Tatar Golden Horde and the Christian Russian princedoms.
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From Genghis Khan to Tamerlane” by W. The Mongol Art of War. But be aware that the page limit of the Osprey Men-at-Arms titles prohibits in-depth coverage of the subject.
The Bulgars were a Turkic people who established a state north of the Black Sea. The artwork for these plates is done by illustrators Gerry and Sam Embleton, and they do an consummate job. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.
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