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Oriental Armour

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Detailed, scholarly survey of defensive armour used in the Middle East and Asia — from the scale armour of ancient Egypt to Japanese "modern" armour of the 19th century. Over 300 line illustrations and over 100 photos depict armour of Persia, Turkey, India, China, Ceylon, the Philippines, Korea, Tibet, and other regions.

Book News Annotation:

A detailed, scholarly study of defensive armor used in the Middle East and Asia, addressing both the defensive features and decorative qualities of such items as Persian helmets and boots of mail and plate; Turkish "turban" helmets; and Japanese embossed, folding, and laminated armor. Includes some 300 line illustrations, largely by the author, with 108 photographs. Originally published by Walker & Co., New York, 1967.
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Synopsis:

Detailed, scholarly survey of defensive armour used in the Middle East and Asia — from the scale armour of ancient Egypt to Japanese "modern" armour of the 19th century. Over 300 line illustrations and over 100 photos depict armour of Persia, Turkey, India, China, Ceylon, the Philippines, Korea, Tibet, and other regions.

Table of Contents

AUTHOR'S PREFACE

CHAPTER I

  The Origins of Oriental Armour

CHAPTER II

  Persia

CHAPTER III

  Turkey

CHAPTER IV

  The Middle East

CHAPTER V

  "India, Ceylon, Philippine Islands"

CHAPTER VI

  "China, Korea, Tibet, Bhutan"

CHAPTER VII

  Japan

BIBLIOGRAPHY

GLOSSARY

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486418186
Author:
Robinson, H. Russell
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Robinson, H. Russell
Location:
Mineola, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
Asia
Subject:
Military - Uniforms
Subject:
Armor
Subject:
Military-General History
Subject:
Military
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor
Series Volume:
106-857
Publication Date:
20130531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
108 hts on 32 plates, 112 text Figs.*
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 1.14 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Detailed, scholarly survey of defensive armour used in the Middle East and Asia — from the scale armour of ancient Egypt to Japanese "modern" armour of the 19th century. Over 300 line illustrations and over 100 photos depict armour of Persia, Turkey, India, China, Ceylon, the Philippines, Korea, Tibet, and other regions.

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