A History of Firearms

A History of Firearms : From Earliest Times to 1914

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Amply illustrated with pen & ink drawings, and including a glossary of key terms, this volume, originally published in 1955, traces the history of firearms and the pioneers who made that history, step by step, to the fringe of a complex modern science.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 228 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 17.78mm | 476g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138923370
  • 9781138923379

Table of contents

1. The Use of Fire in War 2. The Development of Cannon 3. Variations of Cannon 4. Machine Guns 5. Handguns, Muskets and Rifles 6. Carbines 7. Pistols and Revolvers 8. Experiments 9. Ammunition 10. Grenades and Fireships 11. Rocketsshow more

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