Weapons: A Pictorial History
Weapons: A Pictorial History
by Edwin Tunis

List Price: $27.95
Our Price: $27.95 (As of Jun 22, 06:41 AM)
Ships FREE from (details)
Add To Cart

This book is in our bibliography

Edition: Paperback

Other editions available: Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Unknown Binding, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover

30 third-party copies available from: $4.02   (As of Jun 22, 06:41 AM)

View Details on

Other items of interest:
Oars, Sails and Steam: A Picture Book of Ships
Frontier Living: An Illustrated Guide to Pioneer Life in America
Adventures in the Wilderness (American Heritage Junior Library)
The Young United States, 1783-1830: A Time of Change and Growth, a Time of Learning Democracy, a Time of New Ways of Living, Thinking, and Doing
Colonial Living
Colonial Craftsmen and the Beginnings of American Industry
Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity
Oars, Sails, and Steam: A Picture Book of Ships
The Tavern at the Ferry

Product Description:

Weapons is the rich and exciting story of arms through the ages―from the first tied stone thrown by prehistoric hunters to the super bombs of today. Illustrated with the unusually detailed and astonishingly realistic drawings of Edwin Tunis, it is a weapon-by-weapon account of human ingenuity in the invention and improvement of arms for defense and offense. The detailed and engaging text is filled with useful information and anecdotes that bring history to life.Tunis begins with the Stone Age, describing its slings and spears, its axes and bows and arrows, and follows developments through to the Copper and Bronze Ages when chariots, swords, and daggers were first produced. He chronicles the advances of the Iron Age, with its stronger swords, helmets, and complicated siege weapons and describes the changing notions of war throughout the ages. From the highly fortified castles of the Normans to the thermonuclear weapons of today, this remarkable history weapons and the warriors who used them is a treasure trove of lore and information.

Product Details/Specifications:
Author: Edwin Tunis
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Manufacturer: Johns Hopkins University Press
EAN: 9780801862298
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 0801862299
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 152
Publication date: 1999-06-17
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)
Colour: Other

Data cached: Jun 22, 2018 06:41 AM (GMT -8 hours)

Copyright © 2003-2018 — All rights reserved

Trademarks used within the store are the property of their respective owners. Product details copyright is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide
a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to