Complete Illustrated History of Knives, Swords, Spears & Daggers
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Complete Illustrated History of Knives, Swords, Spears & Daggers

by Harvey J.S. Withers, Tobias Capwell
     
 
A detailed history of the development of swords, sabers, lances, daggers, fighting knives and bayonets, from their Palaeolithic origins through to the 21st century

Includes a comprehensive visual directory of weapons arranged by time period and geographical area, along with specifications of date, origin and length

Features descriptions of the fighting

Overview

A detailed history of the development of swords, sabers, lances, daggers, fighting knives and bayonets, from their Palaeolithic origins through to the 21st century

Includes a comprehensive visual directory of weapons arranged by time period and geographical area, along with specifications of date, origin and length

Features descriptions of the fighting techniques of some of the most skillful swordsmen in history, including the hoplite spearmen of ancient Greece and the Japanese Samurai warriors

Perfect for the serious collector and keen enthusiast alike, and a superb sourcebook and reference work for military historians and academics

Written by leading experts on edged weaponry and lavishly illustrated with over 1500 photographs and fine-art images

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435148604
Publisher:
Hermes House
Publication date:
08/02/2013
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 8.58(h) x 1.49(d)

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