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Warriors & Warlords: The Art of Angus McBride

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This book is a journey through some of Angus McBride's best historical artwork, depicting the world's most fearsome warriors, from Gladiators to Pirates to Zulus. Battle dress and arms are shown in unrivalled detail and brought to life in vivid scenes of fighting, pillaging and carousing. A full text commentary accompanies each piece of artwork, providing the background to ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published October 18th 2002 by Osprey Publishing (first published October 16th 2002)
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Kym Robinson
Mar 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
Angus McBride has been one of the artists who has helped to give life back to the many warriors of battlefields long washed over. His art features in notably the Osprey series of books, themselves detailed studies of various conflicts, armies and eras of military history.

The art is the main feature of this book. Each painting capturing imagined moments in time so as to better help contemporary minds to imagine and realise conditions and circumstances as experienced in the near and distant pasts.
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Timothy Boyd
Jan 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Very historically accurate paintings of a wide variety of warrior types. Exceptional artist, very recommended.
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Martin C. Windrow is a British historian, editor and author of several hundred books, articles and monographs, particularly those on organizational or physical details of military history, and the history of the post-war French Foreign Legion.
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