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The Art of the Catapult: Build Greek Ballistae, Roman Onagers, English Trebuchets, and More Ancient Artillery
The Art of the Catapult: Build Greek Ballistae, Roman Onagers, English Trebuchets, and More Ancient Artillery
by William Gurstelle
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Whether playing at defending their own castle or simply chucking pumpkins over a fence, wannabe marauders and tinkerers will become fast acquainted with Ludgar, the War Wolf, Ill Neighbor, Cabulus, and the Wild Donkey--ancient artillery devices known... (read more)

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Meyrick's Medieval Knights and Armour
Meyrick's Medieval Knights and Armour
by Samuel Rush Meyrick
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Captivated by military antiquities, English scholar Samuel Rush Meyrick (1783–1848) pursued a lifelong passion for studying and collecting medieval armory. The results of his work are a continual source of learning and fascination for weapons buffs... (read more)

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Samurai Swords
Samurai Swords
by Clive Sinclaire
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For 700 years Japanese civilization was dominated by a single warrior caste. This project looks at the weaponry of Samurai men and women over the centuries with specifically commissioned photography of reenactors wearing and museum-quality clothing and... (read more)

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The History of Chivalry and Armour: With 60 Full-Color Plates
The History of Chivalry and Armour: With 60 Full-Color Plates
by F Kottenkamp
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From his earliest years and throughout his training as squire, a young knight was rigorously instructed in the use of arms. Competing in tournaments honed the skills of knights and squires alike, and provided a keen development of military prowess ... (read more)

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American Swords & Sword Makers Volume 2
American Swords & Sword Makers Volume 2
by Richard H Bezdek
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This highly anticipated book features a bonanza of new information on makers and dealers of swords, bowie knives, tomahawks and guns as well as silversmiths who mounted swords. But the real jewels of this book are its more than 250 stunning photos of... (read more)

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Knights in Shining Armor: Myth and Reality 1450-1650
Knights in Shining Armor: Myth and Reality 1450-1650
by Ida Sinkevic
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A lavish exploration of the culture, symbolism and craftsmanship of Arms and Armor at a time when their artistic and ornamental importance, in fine art as much as in the armor work itself, was superceding battlefield use.... (read more)

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Catapult: Harry and I Build a Siege Weapon (Harvest Book)
Catapult: Harry and I Build a Siege Weapon (Harvest Book)
by Jim Paul
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An “enormously entertaining” (Smithsonian), “clever, subtle, and adroit” account (Wall Street Journal) of how the author and his friend constructed a medieval siege engine in a San Francisco backyard. “So funny that I could... (read more)

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Chariot: From Chariot to Tank, the Astounding Rise and Fall of the World's First War Machine
Chariot: From Chariot to Tank, the Astounding Rise and Fall of the World's First War Machine
by Arthur Cotterell
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A cross-cultural study of chariot warfare detailing the chariot's use as a war machine right across the Old World, from Ireland to Korea as well as its ceremonial and religious use in the days of early Mesopotamia right up to twentieth-century filmmakers.... (read more)

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The Sword Through the Centuries
The Sword Through the Centuries
by Alfred Hutton
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Engrossing, carefully researched and illustrated survey spanning 5 centuries covers the development of the sword from its earliest forms, beginning with the Age of Chivalry. Lively contemporary accounts provide details on such weapons as the two-hand... (read more)

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Bronze Age War Chariots
Bronze Age War Chariots
by Nic Fields
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Chariots, the first mobile fighting vehicle, seem to have originated in Mesopotamia in the third millennium BC. The highly mobile two-wheeled war chariot, carrying a driver and an archer armed with a short composite bow, revolutionized military tactics... (read more)

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Indian and Oriental Arms and Armour
Indian and Oriental Arms and Armour
by Egerton
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This excellently illustrated volume provides factual accounts of events ranging from the earliest invasions of the subcontinent in 200 b.c. to the First Burmese War in 1824. Also includes detailed information on Arabian and Persian arms and Japanese... (read more)

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By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions
By the Sword: A History of Gladiators, Musketeers, Samurai, Swashbucklers, and Olympic Champions
by Richard Cohen
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Napoleon fenced. So did Shakespeare, Karl Marx, Grace Kelly, and President Truman, who would cross swords with his daughter, Margaret, when she came home from school. Lincoln was a canny dueler. Igantius Loyala challenged a man to a duel for denying... (read more)

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A Deadly Art: European Crossbows, 1250-1850
A Deadly Art: European Crossbows, 1250-1850
by Dirk H Breiding
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The advent of the crossbow more than 2,500 years ago effected dramatic changes for hunters and warriors.  For centuries, it was among the most powerful and widely used handheld weapons, and its popularity endures to this day. A Deadly Art ... (read more)

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The Samurai Sword: A Handbook
The Samurai Sword: A Handbook
by John M Yumoto
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The samurai sword: a symbol of the spirit of old Japan, it embodies the samurai's steel discipline, unswerving devotion and peerless skill. With its creation, a feat of craftsmanship passed down by generations of artisans, the samurai sword is generally... (read more)

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Straight and True: A Select History of the Arrow
Straight and True: A Select History of the Arrow
by Hugh D H Soar
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From Spears and Blowpipe Darts to the Ultimate Human-Powered Projectile The arrow, essentially a specialized spear, is among the most ancient human inventions and can be found in cultures throughout the world. The need to launch a projectile farther and... (read more)

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Arms & Armour in Antiquity & the Middle Ages
Arms & Armour in Antiquity & the Middle Ages
by Charles Boutell
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Famous as the author of a renowned work on heraldry, numerous illustrations back up a detailed discussion of world-wide developments in armor from the earliest times, and weapons from the Stone Age to early firearms and cannon.... (read more)

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European Weapons and Armour: From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution
European Weapons and Armour: From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution
by Ewart Oakeshott
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European Arms & Armor
European Arms & Armor
by Charles Ashdown
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Siege
Siege
by Daniel Diehl
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Weapons and Warfare in Renaissance Europe: Gunpowder, Technology, and Tactics
Weapons and Warfare in Renaissance Europe: Gunpowder, Technology, and Tactics
by Bert S Hall
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