Pictorial History of the Sword: A detailed account of the development of swords, sabres, spears and lances illustrated with over 230 photographs and images

Pictorial History of the Sword: A detailed account of the development of swords, sabres, spears and lances illustrated with over 230 photographs and images

by Harvey J.S. Withers
     
 

This book traces the fascinating history of swords, spears and lances through to the 21st century. From their Palaeolithic origins and the appearance of the first swords in Bronze Age Europe and Mesopotamia, it describes how the weapons carved out some of the greatest civilizations in the world.

Overview

This book traces the fascinating history of swords, spears and lances through to the 21st century. From their Palaeolithic origins and the appearance of the first swords in Bronze Age Europe and Mesopotamia, it describes how the weapons carved out some of the greatest civilizations in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844768394
Publisher:
Anness Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
10/16/2010
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.40(d)

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