Arms & armour [electronic resource] / written by Michele Byam.
- ISBN: 9780756689513 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0756689511 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (72 p.) : col. ill.
- Edition: Rev. ed.
- Publisher: New York, NY : DK Pub., c2011.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
"The story of weaponry, from stone axes to samurai battle gear"--Cover.
Some online versions lack accompanying media packaged with the printed version.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Prehistoric weapons -- Missile weapons -- The first warriors -- Greeks and Romans -- Weapons from Barbarian Europe -- European swords -- Crossbows and longbows -- Axes, daggers, and knives -- Mail and plate armor -- A suit of armor -- Helmets -- Tilting armor -- An Indian warrior -- Indian weapons -- A Japanese samurai -- Early firearms -- Flintlock firearms -- Dueling swords -- Dueling pistols -- Attack by highwaymen -- Bizarre handweapons -- Grenadiers and cavalry -- Keeping law and order -- Pistols -- Percussion firearms -- Guns that won the West -- North American Indians -- Did you know? -- Who's who? -- Find out more.
|Summary, etc.:|| Examines the design, construction, and uses of hand weapons and armor from a Stone Age axe to the revolvers and rifles of the Wild West.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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