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Fortress: architecture and military history in Malta

Quentin Hughes

Fortress: architecture and military history in Malta

by Quentin Hughes

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Published by Lund Humphries in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malta,
  • Malta.
    • Subjects:
    • Fortification -- Malta.,
    • Malta -- History.,
    • Malta -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] Quentin Hughes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG991 .H8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination284 p.
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4362136M
      ISBN 100853310556
      LC Control Number78416131
      OCLC/WorldCa33943

      Quentin Hughes is the author of Military Architecture ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 1 review), Liverpool City Of Architecture ( avg rating, 2 ratings, /5(1). Fortress history klisadmin T+ On the steep cliffs of the gorge between Kozjak and Mosor stands the Klis fortress, with one eye facing the sea and another facing Zagora. It was built on an extraordinary strategic location that allows military and commercial control over the whole Klis valley and the area of Salona and Split.

      Bulgarian researcher Kamen Nevenkin’s Fortress Budapest covers the military history of Operation Budapest. By studying and analyzing massive amounts of important and often intriguing details, and utilizing an unprecedented amount of archival sources and materials – most of which were previously inaccessible – the author provides an in. Each book in the Fortress series examines the history, evolution, military architecture and natural setting of some of the world’s most important fortification systems. Covering fortresses throughout history, from ancient times through to the modern day, these books contain full colour cutaway artwork, maps, diagrams, and colour and black and.

        Author of Seaport, Military architecture, Renaissance architecture, Malta, The building of Malta during the period of the Knights of St John of Jerusalem, , Fortress: architecture and military history in Malta by Quentin Hughes 1 edition - first published in The Island of Malta occupies a pivotal position in the Mediterranean, forming an outpost between North Africa and the soft underbelly of Europe. Such has been its strategic importance throughout the years that it has become one of the most fortified places in the world. Following the successful defence of the island during the Great Siege of , the Knights Hospitaller built new walls and.


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Malta's fortifications are considered to be among the best examples of military architecture anywhere in the world. Major General Whitworth Porter of the Royal Engineers, called Malta "the most powerful artificial fortress in the world" in his book A History of the Fortress of Malta. Fortress: architecture and military history in Malta.

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Other editions - View all. Fortress: architecture and military history in Malta Quentin Hughes Snippet view - Common terms and. Faith and Endurance in Wartime Malta, Author: Dennis Angelo Castillo; Publisher: Lexington Books ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» During World War II, Malta played a key role in the Mediterranean campaign, its submarines, light surface forces, and aircrafts destroying supplies desperately needed by Rommel's forces in North Africa.

Description Fortress Architecture & Military History In Malta. By: Quentin Hughes. Format: paperback, black & white. No of pages: Edition: This book, British Military Architecture in Malta, takes us further into the details of British fortification and ordnance, tracing the role of the Royal Nay in the Mediterranean, the steps that were taken to safeguard Malta when the fleet, of necessity had to be away from the place, the army stood guard in its temporary absence, and the guns.

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ARCHITECTURE & MILITARY HISTORY IN MALTA. A very good hardback copy in a good dust jacket, now protected. An ex Norwich School of Art label on front paste down, pp.

PUBLISHED LUND HUMPHRIES LONDON In he received Malta's highest civil honour, the National Order of Merit. Publications. Hughes wrote numerous books including: The Building of Malta – () Seaport: Architecture & Townscape in Liverpool () Fortress: Architecture and Military History in Malta ().

ISBN ; Military Architecture (). Fortress: architecture and military history in Malta by Quentin Hughes,Lund Humphries edition, in EnglishPages: Genre/Form: History Military history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hughes, Quentin.

Fortress: architecture and military history in Malta. The Auberge de Castille (Maltese: Berġa ta' Kastilja) is an auberge in Valletta, Malta, that now houses the Office of the Prime Minister of auberge is located at Castile Place, close to Saint James Cavalier, the Malta Stock Exchange, and the Upper Barrakka sits at the highest point of Valletta and overlooks Floriana and the Grand Harbour area.

Maltese-English Dictionary of Architecture and Building in Malta. Sta Venera, Malta: Midsea Books, Grech, Jesmond.

British Heritage in Malta. Sesto Florentino (Fi): Centro Stampa Editoriale (Plurigraf), Hughes, Quentin. Fortress: Architecture and Military History in Malta. London: Lund Humphries, Johnston, Waylon. "33c a day. Celebrated as a trading port, Hong Kong was also Britain’s “eastern fortress”. Likened by many to Gibraltar and Malta, the colony was a vital but vulnerable link in imperial strategy, exposed to a succession of enemies in a turbulent age and a troubled region.

This book examines Hong Kong’s developing role in the Victorian imperial defence system, the emerging challenges from Russia. Malta has often been called the ‘Fortress Island' due to the great mass of military architecture that can be seen everywhere.

This is a legacy of the islands' history which saw them being fought over, time and again, due to their strategic location and deep, safe harbours.

Description. Malta is unique in many ways. Its geography, culture, and long and chequered history all make it a place truly worth visiting. For the architecture and history students in particular, the Maltese archipelago offers an unparalleled experience of military structures and fortifications.

Stephen C. Spiteri (born 15 September ) is a Maltese military historian, author, lecturer and preservationist. His work mainly deals with the military history of Malta, particularly military architecture, and he is regarded as the “leading expert on Malta’s fortifications.” Spiteri studied at St.

Aloysius’ College and the University of Malta. He is the Research [ ]. FORTRESS MALTA follows the story through the eyes of those who were there: young men such as twenty-year-old fighter pilot Raoul Daddo-Langlois, anti-aircraft gunner Ken Griffiths, American Art Roscoe and submariner Tubby Crawford - who served on the most successful Allied submarine of the Second World War; cabaret dancer-turned RAF plotter.The introduction of Italy into the Second World War on 10 June signalled the start of the siege of Malta, and for the next two and a half years the Axis po - Covering the first flights of early aviation pioneers right through to modern day conflicts and unmanned aircraft.FREE Postage to Malta and Gozo for orders over Euro 20 and delivered via Easipik.

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