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Title Knives and swords : a visual history / [general editor: Chris McNab].

Imprint New York : DK Pub., 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    623.441 KNI    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    623.441 KNI    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description 360 p. : col. ill. ; 18 x 22 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Ancient blades, 3000 BCE-1000 CE -- Celtic warrior -- Hoplite -- Roman gladiator -- Early armor -- Viking raider -- The Middle Ages, 1000-1500 -- Tournament combat -- Medieval knight -- Medieval foot soldier -- Medieval fight books -- Shaolin monk -- Blade vs. bow -- The age of swordmanship, 1500-1775 -- Dueling -- Cossack warrior -- Landsknecht -- Pikeman -- Cutting and thrusting -- Samurai -- Twilight of the sword, 1775-1900 -- British cavalryman -- Fencing -- United States cavalryman -- Bayonet tactics -- North American warrior -- Ottoman warrior -- Ninja -- Kenjutsu -- Zulu warrior -- Maori warrior -- The modern world, 1900 onward -- WWII British commando -- Gurkha.
Subject Knives -- History.
Swords -- History.
Added Author McNab, Chris, 1970-
ISBN 9780756656461
075665646X

 
    
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