Hafted Weapons in Medieval and Renaissance Europe PDF ePub eBook

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Hafted Weapons in Medieval and Renaissance Europe free pdf The development treated in this volume of a variety of staff weapons in the Medieval and Renaissance periods in Europe is of importance, as the repeated success of their use caused substantive political changes. Their typology, use, and smithing techniques as well as correlations with contemporary artistic renditions, are discussed in great detail. Surviving specimens from museums and collections throughout the Western Hemisphere are used. Conservation issues are also dealt with. The book is heavily illustrated with black and white, color photographs and drawings. It is intended as a reference for historical scholars, artists, museum curators, private collectors and the art market, and is a timely clarification of the nature of these arms.

About John Waldman

JOHN WALDMAN, M.D. received his B.A. from Yale University in 1954 and his M.D. from the University of Basel, Switzerland in 1962. He is an independent scholar of early arms and armor and of prints of an early period.

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Author : John Waldman
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 15 June 2005
ISBN : 9004144099
EAN : 9789004144095
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 242 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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