How to Shoot the Longbow PDF ePub eBook

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How to Shoot the Longbow free pdf Relying on more than fifty years' experience in archery, historian Hugh D. H. Soar reflects on how the longbow was drawn and shot across the centuries through examining the design of the bow and early literature about the bow, combined with his and his colleague's applied knowledge using replica bows. No complete medieval longbow has survived, but those found aboard the Tudor warship Mary Rose provide the best archaeological evidence to the possible construction of the medieval bow. Contemporary treatises written about the proper manner of shooting the bow, together with the resurgence in interest and construction of replica bows beginning in the late sixteenth century that form part of the author's collection provide the basis for this work. How to Shoot the Longbow: A Guide from Historical and Applied Sources is a fascinating and practical look at the use of a legendary invention.

About Hugh D. H. Soar

HUGH D. H. SOAR is one of the world's leading experts in the history of archery, particularly the design and use of the longbow. He is author of a number of important books on archery, including The Crooked Stick: A History of the Longbow, The Romance of Archery: A Social History of the Longbow, Straight and True: A Select History of the Arrow, and, with Joseph Gibbs, Christopher Jury, and Mark Stretton, Secrets of the English War Bow, all available from Westholme Publishing.

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Author : Hugh D. H. Soar
Publisher : Westholme Publishing, U.S.
Data Published : 28 February 2015
ISBN : 1594162131
EAN : 9781594162138
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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