Hafted Weapons in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: The Evolution of European Staff Weapons between 1200 and 1650 (History of Warfare, Volume 31)

Hafted Weapons in Medieval and Renaissance Europe: The Evolution of European Staff Weapons between 1200 and 1650 (History of Warfare, Volume 31)

John Waldman


the advance taken care of during this quantity of various employees guns within the Medieval and Renaissance sessions in Europe is of significance, because the repeated luck in their use brought on major political adjustments. Their typology, use, and smithing ideas in addition to correlations with modern inventive renditions, are mentioned in nice element. Surviving specimens from museums and collections in the course of the Western Hemisphere are used. Conservation concerns also are handled. The ebook is seriously illustrated with black and white, colour pictures and drawings and has a foreword by way of Walther Karcheski, leader Curator of palms and Armor of the Frazier vintage palms Museum.

it's meant as a reference for ancient students, artists, museum curators, deepest creditors and the paintings marketplace, and is a well timed rationalization of the character of those hands.

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