The chivalric ethos and the development of military professionalism / edited by D.J.B. Trim.

An exploration of the armies and societies of late-mediaeval and early-modern Europe. The essays examine the extent to which the chivalric ethos and military professionalism were incompatible, as well as their relative significance for developments in the art of war, and the rise of the state.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Trim, D. J. B.
Format: Book
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2003.
Series:History of warfare ; v. 11.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction /
  • D.J.B. Trim
  • Why chivalry? Military 'professionalism' in the twelfth century : the origins and expressions of a socio-military ethos /
  • Matthew Bennett
  • Condottieri and captains in Renaissance Italy /
  • Michael Mallett
  • Portuguese nobility, and the rise and decline of Portuguese military power, 1400-1650 /
  • Malyn Newitt
  • Artisans, architects and aristocrats : professionalism and Renaissance military engineering /
  • Simon Pepper
  • Chivalry and professionalism in the French armies of the Renaissance /
  • David Potter.
  • Chivalry, military professionalism and the early Tudor army in Renaissance Europe : a reassessment /
  • Luke MacMahon
  • Chivalry and the professionalism in electoral Saxony in the mid-sixteenth century /
  • Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly
  • Soldados platicos and caballeros : the social dimensions of ethics in the early modern Spanish army /
  • Fernando González de León
  • Army, society and military professionalism in the Netherlands during the Eighty Years' War /
  • D.J.B. Trim
  • Officer corps and army command in the British Isles, 1620-1660 /
  • Martyn Bennett.
  • Shoot them all : chivalry, honour and the Confederate Army officer corps /
  • Mark A. Weitz.