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The encyclopedia of the sword

Author: Nick Evangelista
Publisher: Westport, Conn. ; London : Greenwood Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This encyclopaedia presents: information on the history of sword types and styles around the world; techniques of combat sword use; techniques and styles of modern sport fencing; names and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Evangelista
ISBN: 0313278962 9780313278969
OCLC Number: 925189916
Description: xxiv, 690 p. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface Introduction The Encyclopedia Appendix A: Types of Swords Appendix B: Historical Fencing Masters Appendix C: Noted Swashbuckler Films Appendix D: Actors Who Fenced in Movies Appendix E: Film Fencing Masters Index
Responsibility: Nick Evangelista ; foreword by William M. Gaugler.

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