Leicestershire, England : Southwater, c2011
160 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9781844769865 :, 1844769860, 1844769860 :, Language:
"Previously published as part of a larger volume: The Illustrated encyclopedia of swords and sabres"--T.p. verso
Design of the sword -- Early stone weapons -- Bronze age weapons -- Weapons of early civilizations -- Frankish, Viking, and Saxon weapons -- Medieval swords -- Late Medieval and Renaissance swords -- Rapiers -- Halberds -- Partizans and glaives -- Pikes, bills and spontoons -- Spears, guisarmes and bardiches -- Poleaxes -- Other polearms -- Hunting swords and hangers -- English Civil War swords -- Broadswords and sabres -- Cavalry lances -- Military and tournament lances -- 17th- to 19th-century cavalry swords -- 17th- to 19th-century infantry swords -- Basket-hilted swords -- 17th- and 18th-century smallswords -- North American swords -- Fencing swords -- Naval weapons -- French Napoleonic swords -- British Napoleonic swords -- Swords of the British Empire -- Swords of the Russian Empire -- Swords of the German Empire -- Swords of the Austro-Hungarian Empire -- Swords of the French Empire -- Swords of the Ottoman Empire -- Japanese swords -- Japanese polearms -- Chinese and Tibetan swords -- Chinese polearms -- African weapons -- Sri Lankan and Indian swords -- Indian polearms -- Weapons of South-east Asia -- Presentation swords -- Civilian and regimental swords -- Dress swords -- Swords of the two World Wars -- Marks and decorations -- Glossary
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