Knives and Swords: A Visual History

Knives and Swords: A Visual History

Hardback

Edited by Chris McNab

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  • Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
  • Format: Hardback | 360 pages
  • Dimensions: 173mm x 213mm x 30mm | 930g
  • Publication date: 15 March 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London, England
  • ISBN 10: 075665646X
  • ISBN 13: 9780756656461
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations, frontispiece
  • Sales rank: 252,708

Product description

Showcasing more than 300 swords, knives, and daggers from over 3,000 years of history with stunning color photography, "Knives and Swords" is the perfect book for anyone with an interest in the history of edged weapons. From the finely crafted swords of the Japanese samurai to the brutal but functional bayonet of the World War I infantryman, "Knives and Swords" places the weapons in their historical context as well as providing in-depth analysis of the most historically significant bladed weapons.

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