Arms and Armour

Arms and Armour

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Description

Head into battle and discover all the different types of arms and armour - from the first prehistoric hand axes used in the Stone age to the battledress of a Japanese Samurai. In-depth facts and stunning photographs make this a perfect resource for projects, reference and discovery.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 218 x 281 x 6mm | 298g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0751364924
  • 9780751364927
  • 589,805

Table of contents

Prehistoric weapons; missile weapons; the first warriors; Greeks and Romans; weapons from barbarian Europe; European swords; crossbow and longbow; axes, daggers and knives; mail and plate armour; a suit of armour; helmets; tilting armour; an Indian warrior; Indian weapons; a Japanese samurai; early firearms; flintlock firearms; duelling swords; duelling pistols; attack by highwaymen; bizarre handweapons; grenadiers and cavalry; keeping law and order; the percussion revolver; pistols; guns that won the West; North American Indians; did you know?; who's who?; find out more.show more

Rating details

261 ratings
3.96 out of 5 stars
5 38% (99)
4 29% (75)
3 27% (71)
2 5% (12)
1 2% (4)
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