DK Eyewitness: Arms And Armor, 1st Edition

  • Mich?le Byam
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  • ISBN-10: 0756689511
  • ISBN-13: 9780756689513
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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About

Overview

This is an original and exciting look at the history of weapons and armor through the ages. Stunning real-life photographs reveal the design, construction, and workings of armor, offering a unique "eyewitness" view of how methods of warfare have changed.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Prehistoric Weapons.
2: Missile Weapons.
3: The First Warriors.
4: Greeks and Romans.
5: Weapons from Barbarian Europe.
6: European Swords.
7: Crossbows and Longbows.
8: Axes, Daggers, and Knives.
9: Mail and Plate Armor.
10: A Suit of Armor.
11: Helmets.
12: Tilting Armor.
13: An Indian Warrior.
14: Indian Weapons.
15: A Japanese Samurai.
16: Early Firearms.
17: Flintlock Firearms.
18: Dueling Swords.
19: Dueling Pistols.
20: Attack by Highwaymen.
21: Bizarre Hand Weapons.
22: Grenadiers and Cavalry.
23: Keeping Law and Order.
24: Pistols.
25: Percussion Firearms.
26: Guns that Won the West.
27: North American Indians.
28: Did you Know?.
29: Who’s who?.
30: Find Out More.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.