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The cutting edge : studies in ancient and medieval combat

Author: Barry Molloy
Publisher: Stroud : Tempus, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the reality of inter-personal fighting from prehistory to the medieval period

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Molloy
ISBN: 9780752441696 0752441698
OCLC Number: 77012713
Description: 222 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: the evil that men do ... --
One day at Thermopylae: an excerpt from the historical novel Gates of fire --
Reliving Greek personal combat --
boxing and pankration --
By the sword united: Roman fighting styles on the battlefield and in the arena --
The warriors of Pharaoh: experiments with New Kingdom scale armour, archery and chariots --
'With your shield or on it': combat applications of the Greek hoplite spear and shield --
The Irish early Bronze age halberd: practical experiment and combat possibiblities --
What's the bloody point?: Bronze age swordsmanship in Ireland and Britain --
The reconstruction of Scythian bows --
The early Anglo-Saxon shield: reconstruction as an aid to interpretation --
Warriors of the Mycenaean 'Age of plate' --
'The chivalric art': German martial arts treatises of the Middle ages and renaissance --
The myth of thrusting versus cutting with swords --
Killing arts or upper-class leisure activity? aspects of European combatives in image and literature --
Why can't Johnny kill?: the psychology and physiology of interpersonal combat.
Responsibility: edited by Barry Molloy.

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Table of Contents, not a juvenile book

by cdrew@wpi.edu (WorldCat user published 2009-06-23) Excellent Permalink
Contents: Introduction: the evil that men do… / Barry P.C. Molloy One day at thermopylae: an excerpt from the historical novel Gates of Fire / Steven Pressfield Reliving Greek personal combat - boxing and pankration / Alan Peatfield By the sword united: Roman fighting styles on the battlefield...
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