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English Martial Arts
by Terry Brown

This book investigates the weapons, history and development of the English fighting system and some of the beliefs and social pressures that helped mould it. The ...

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—Updated Apr 30, 2006



Swords of the Viking Age
by Ian Peirce

This new work fills a vacuum in English language studies of the swords made and used in northern Europe during the Viking Age, from the mid-eighth through to the ...

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The Sword in the Age of Chivalry
by Ewart Oakeshott

The resplendent image of the medieval knight is symbolised by his sword, a lethal weapon on the battlefield and a badge of chivalry in that complex social code. ...

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Sword in Hand: A History of the Medieval Sword
by Ewart Oakeshott

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SPADA 2: Anthology of Swordsmanship (v. 2)

An exciting new anthology of articles on the history of swordsmanship. It includes works from some of the most important names in the field, as well as some new ...

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Sigmund Ringeck's Knightly Art Of The Longsword
by David Lindholm, Peter Svard

Ringeck's invaluable 15th-century compilation of the lessons of German fencing master Johannes Liechtenauer is given new life by two modern students of the sword. ...

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Secrets of German Medieval Swordsmanship: Sigmund Ringeck's Commentaries on Master Liechtenauer's Verse
by Christian Henry Tobler

Medieval Fighting with the German MastersChristian Henry Tobler presents a beautifully interpreted study of fighting techniques recorded in the mnemonic verse of ...

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The Secret History of the Sword: Adventures in Ancient Martial Arts
by J Christopher Amberger

The Secret History of the Sword: Adventures in Ancient Martial Arts

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