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Swords and Hilt Weapons

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|Covers nearly 4,000 years of sword-making history, emphasizing the weapons of Africa, Mesoamerica, China, Central Asia & Indonesia. Also describes the excellence and cultural significance of European, Japanese and Islamic swords. 11 1/2" x 11". Black-and-white and color illustrations.
Hardcover, 239 pages
Published August 15th 1994 by Barnes & Noble Books (first published 1989)
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Aug 08, 2016 Truly rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition

Pada bagian Swords of Islam, diuraikan bahwa pedang bukan saja sebagai representatif dari kekuasaan dan eksistensi diri sang pemilik. Tapi juga sebagai lambang kebesaran Islam. Banyak hal yang menarik di bagian ini.

Aneka ilustrasi dengan foto berwarna membuat buku ini menarik untuk dibaca.Terdapat lebih dari 400 ilustrasi akan membantu pembaca untuk lebih bisa menikmati buku ini.
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Apr 26, 2012 Son Dao rated it liked it
Good basic survey of edged weapons around the world though in some geographical areas coverage is sparse.
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Michael D. Coe (born 1929) is an American archaeologist, anthropologist, epigrapher and author. Primarily known for his research in the field of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican studies (and in particular, for his work on the Maya civilization, where he is regarded as one of the foremost Mayanist scholars of the latter 20th century). Coe has also made extensive investigations across a variety of other a ...more
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