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    DescriptionA complete step-by-step guide to Native American bows and arrows, including information on how to build and care for wooden bows, sinew-backed bows, composite bows, strings, arrows, and quivers. Enlightening and entertaining, this book has easy-to-follow instructions for the reader who plans to make and use his own bow, and offers good reading for the armchair archer.


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    Title
    Bows & Arrows of the Native Americans
    Subtitle
    A Step-by-Step Guide to Wooden Bows, Sinew-Backed Bows, Composite Bows, Strings, Arrows & Quivers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jim Hamm
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781599210834
    ISBN 10: 1599210835
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-SR
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET150
    Ingram Theme: ETHN/NATAMR
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 28
    BIC subject category V2: HBJ
    BISAC V2.8: HIS028000
    B&T Approval Code: R09506000
    BISAC V2.8: SPO002000, SPO022000
    DC21: 688.792
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 688.7/920285
    LC classification: GV1189.5 .H36 1991B
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 688.792
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHTB, NHK, JBSL11
    Thema interest age/special interest qualifier V1.0: 5PB-US-E
    Edition
    1
    Edition statement
    First.
    Publisher
    Globe Pequot Press
    Imprint name
    The Lyons Press
    Publication date
    01 August 2007
    Publication City/Country
    CT
    Author Information
    Jimm Hamm has been making arrows, bows, and quivers by hand, following Native American methods, since the 1980s. He lives, as he says, in the Republic of Texas.
    Review quote
    " Far and away the best book on the subject. Must reading for anyone interested in traditional archery." --Chuckk Boelter D.D.S. Belleville, MI ." . . excellent rating. Very clear and easy to understand."--Monte Quade, Deerlodge, MT ." . . learn the nearly lost art of handmade bows and arrows from a narrative interwoven with history and humor. The final chapter alone is worth the price of admission."--Dr. Bill Jones, La Jolla, CA " I am greatly impressed with the book. Very readable as well as thorough." --Joe S. Hays, Curator, Museum of the Great Plains, LAwton, OK
    Back cover copy
    Bows & Arrows of the Native Americans is a step-by-step guide that includes information on how to build and care for wooden bows, sinew-backed bows, composite bows, strings, arrows, and quivers. Enlightening and entertaining, this book has easy-to-follow instructions for readers who plan to make and shoot their own bows and arrows. It's a must-have text for outdoorsmen, Boy Scouts of all ages, traditional craftsmen, and historians.