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Anthology of Swordsmanship

Edited by Stephen Hand

SPORTS & RECREATION

148 Pages, 8.48 x 10.94

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $33.95)

Publication Date: January 2010

ISBN 9781891448355

Rights: US & CA

Chivalry Bookshelf (Jan 2010)

Available from local and national retailers throughout the US.
 

Overview

An exciting new anthology of articles on the history of swordsmanship. It includes works from some of the most important names in the field, as well as some new faces. The articles cover a wide range of topics, from ancient and medieval sword and shield combat to Italian and Spanish rapier fencing. Articles include:Medical Reality of Historical WoundsDispelling Myths About the Early History of Rapier Fencing in EnglandFinding the Sword or StringereFurther Thoughts on the Mechanics of Combat with Large ShieldsThe Circle and the Sword:A Focus on Carranza and Pacheco de Narv