Weapons of War: From Axes to War Hammers, Weapons From the Age of Hand-to-Hand Fighting

Weapons of War: From Axes to War Hammers, Weapons From the Age of Hand-to-Hand Fighting

by Rupert Matthews
     
 

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Blasting history out of the dusty realm of textbooks, Weapons of War is a bloody and fascinating journey into the past. This fact-packed volume looks at 13 legendary weapon categories, from the earliest spears, swords, and bows right up to the first guns and cannons. It explains how each weapon developed, who used it, and the battles that were won with it.

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Blasting history out of the dusty realm of textbooks, Weapons of War is a bloody and fascinating journey into the past. This fact-packed volume looks at 13 legendary weapon categories, from the earliest spears, swords, and bows right up to the first guns and cannons. It explains how each weapon developed, who used it, and the battles that were won with it. Packed with illustrations, Weapons of War immerses young readers in the reality of long-ago warfare, while six special items provide an interactive experience that will keep them glued to the book for hours.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847322708
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
10/05/2010
Pages:
32
Age Range:
10 Years

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