Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor
Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor

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For 4,000 years weapons, and the warriors who used them,have acted as the cutting edge of history, using ax, spear, bow, sword, gun, and cannon to determine the rise of kingdoms and the fall of empires. From the stone axes of the earliest warfare to the heavy artillery of today''s modern armies,this awe-inspiring book portrays for the first time the entire spectrum of weaponry. Illustrations explain key features and working mechanisms of important weapons Beautifully photographed and richly cataloged-often in actual size Details weapons that changed the face of warfare, from the sword to the Gatling gun.

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Roger Ford (Contributor)
R. G. Grant (Contributor)
Adrian Gilbert (Contributor)
Philip Parker (Contributor)
Richard Holmes (Contributor)

Recording label: DK Publishing
DK Publishing

Manufacturer: DK Publishing
EAN: 9780756665401
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 075666540X
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 360
Publication date: 2010-04-19
Language: English (Unknown)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Published)

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