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Weapon : a visual history of arms and armour

Author: Richard Holmes; Roger Ford; R G Grant; Adrian Gilbert; Philip Parker
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley Ltd , 2016. ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With a spectacular illustrated journey through 4,000 years of weaponry, Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armour is the most comprehensive visual reference charting the history of arms and armour worldwide. Follow the evolution of weaponry from stone maces to machine-guns, and discover the brutal history of the warriors who wielded them. Drawing extensively on the treasures of the Royal Armouries Museum, this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Holmes; Roger Ford; R G Grant; Adrian Gilbert; Philip Parker
ISBN: 9780241257807 0241257808 1465450963 9781465450968
OCLC Number: 944027730
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 392 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: The ancient world (3000 BCE-1000 CE) --
The Middle Ages (1000-1500) --
The early modern world (1500-1775) --
The revolutionary world (1775-1900) --
The modern world (1900-2006).
Other Titles: Weapon (Dorling Kindersley Limited)
Responsibility: consultants, Richard Holmes, Roger Ford, R.G. Grant, Adrian Gilbert, Philip Parker.

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Charting the history of arms and armour worldwide, this title shows the evolution of weaponry from stone maces to machine-guns, and discover the brutal history of the warriors who wielded them.  Read more...

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