Swords and Hilt Weapons

ISBN: 9781607106388 Categorii: Summersdale. An apariție: 2013 Autor: Michael Sharpe Editură: Advantage Publishers Group Tip copertă: Hardcover Număr pagini: 142 Stoc: La comandă

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Swords and other weapons with handles, or hilt weapons, were originally designed for use in melee, or confused fighting, where combatants were little more than an arm s length apart. Wars are now often fought over much larger distances with much more elaborate methods, but for thousands of years swords, knives, daggers, machetes, axes, and other blades were the weapons of choice in any conflict. Even today, infantryman carry some sort of knife into battle. "Swords & Hilt Weapons" is an illustrated guide to these remarkable tools. From the simple stone knives manufactured during ancient times to today s albion swords, it offers a complete visual history for experienced swordsmen or anyone fascinated by the beautiful construction of a steel blade. Readers will learn about the anatomy of a swordfrom the point, to the blade, to the gripand the differences between one made in Central Europe and one made in Central Asia. What s better: a battle-axe or a bayonet? Become an expert with "Swords & Hilt Weapons"!"

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Michael Sharpe
Data Publicarii
2013
Editura
Advantage Publishers Group
Inaltime
38.1
Latime
20.3
Grosime
2.5
Tip Coperta
Hardcover
Nr Pag
142
Isbn 13
9781607106388
Cod
9781607106388
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