Download the Free Fishpond App!
Download on the App Store

Android App on Google play

Already own it?

Sell Yours
Home » Books » Nonfiction » Technology » Military Science

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry

From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons

By Berman Museum, Charles Wills

$42.41  
Free shipping Australia wide
Ships from USA
Order Now for Christmas with e-Gift
Rating:
 
Register or sign-in to rate and get recommendations.
Format: Paperback, 320 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 09 August 2016
When did hunting weapons begin to be used against humans instead of animals? What is the difference between the Plains Indian War Club and the Fijian War Club? What weapon is common to peoples in every part of the world? The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry is a comprehensive guide to arms and armaments throughout history. Beginning in the Stone Age, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry travels through the Bronze Age to our present day, showing the tools humans have used to defend themselves all around the globe. There s the Japanese tanto, or dagger, which have become identified with gangs known as yakuza. There s the flaming arrow used when Swiss and Austrian forces clashed in the 14th century. And there s the revolver that Samuel Colt made practical for both military and civilian use in Hartford, Connecticut. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry will help readers better understand howand whythe battles of history were fought."

Trailer

About the Author

Chuck Wills was a writer, editor, and consultant specializing in history, with an emphasis on military history. His work in this area includes books on the Battle of Little Bighorn, Pearl Harbor, and the Tet Offensive, as well as several volumes of an illustrated history of the American Civil War. He also wrote on technology, music, and popular culture. He lived in New York City.

EAN: 9781626866164
ISBN: 1626866163
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press
Dimensions: 30.23 x 22.86 x 2.79 centimetres (1.16 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
Tell a friend

Their Email:

Sell Yours

Already own this item?
Sell Yours and earn some cash. It's fast and free to list! (Learn More.)

Review this Product

BAD GOOD
 

Related Searches

 

Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners

You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep!

 

Authors/Publishers

Are you the Author/Publisher? Improve sales by submitting additional information on this title.

 

This item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.