Ancient Weapons in Britain

Product Number: EB00755501
Released: Mar 08, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781473811867
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books
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Description

A groundbreaking study of the weaponry used in combat thousands of years ago. Few accounts of ancient warfare have looked at how the weapons were made and how they were actually used in combat. Logan Thompson's pioneering survey traces the evolution of weapons in Britain across three thousand years, from the Bronze Age to the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Insights gained from painstaking practical research and technical analysis shed new light on the materials used, the processes of manufacture, the development of the weapons, and their effectiveness. His account features new information about the weapons themselves and their origin and design—as well as a fascinating new perspective on the practice of early warfare.

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Author(s): Logan Thompson
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Mar 03, 2005

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