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Author McNab, Chris, 1970- author.

Title Manual for British Men [electronic resource] : 120 Manly Skills from British History / Chris McNab.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2014]
©2014

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Description 1 online resource (128 pages)
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Summary This book contains everything the well-bred British man needs to know. The contents include day-to-day skills such as how to siege a castle, fire a longbow, correctly clean a Maxim machine-gun, and capture an enemy trench; sporting sciences such as jousting, fencing, and boxing (Queensbury's Rules, of course); domestic essentials such as how to hunt, kill, clean, and cook a wild boar; and priceless secrets of sartorial selection (codpiece-useful for storing your wallet and keys-or cuirass? Top hat or tank jacket?). To British airmen and soldiers, knights and pages, gentlemen and rogues, we say: pip pip and what what! Stiffen your lip and tighten your sword belt! Tie down your trebuchet, and open this manliest of manuals to discover how you too can become a true --man of Britain!
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Subject Men -- Recreation -- Great Britain -- History.
Etiquette for men -- Great Britain -- History.
Military art and science -- Great Britain -- History.
Masculinity -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History.
Men -- Great Britain -- Social life and customs.
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Other Form: Print version: McNab, Chris, 1970- Manual for British men. Stroud, Gloucestershire : The History Press, 2014. 9780750959131 (hardback) : (UkOxU)020153497
ISBN 9780750959285 (e-pub)
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