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The secret history of the sword : adventures in ancient martial arts

Author: J Christoph Amberger
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Multi-Media Books : Distributed by Unique Publications, 1999, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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This is the most complete work ever on European sword fighting. The author discusses the development of sword techniques through history, presents accounts of famous duels, and compares medieval sword fighting with modern sport fencing.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Christoph Amberger
ISBN: 1892515040 9781892515049
OCLC Number: 1052623928
Notes: "First published in 1996 by Hammerterz Forum"--Title page verso.
Description: xiii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Adventures in ancient martial arts
Responsibility: J. Christoph Amberger.

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This is the most complete work ever on European sword fighting. The author discusses the development of sword techniques through history, presents accounts of famous duels, and compares medieval sword fighting with modern sport fencing.

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