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Longbow : a social and military history: a social and military history

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Publisher:
Haynes Pub.,
Pub. Date:
2012.
Edition:
5th ed.
Language:
English
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This revised and expanded edition chronicles the history of the longbow from the earliest known example used 8000 years ago, through its coming of age at the battles of Crecy, Poitiers and Agincourt, to its use as a hunting and sporting weapon, and its present-day status in Britain.
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9780857332486
9781558212350
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display_description Robert Hardy is famous throughout the world as an actor. Not so widely known is his deep interest in archery and its history. His meticulously researched book begins by describing the earliest known examples of the longbow, revealing that it was in use worldwide at least 8,000 years ago. With drama, vigour and enthusiasm, he chronicles the arrival of the longbow in Britain, its curious temporary disappearance, its return and gradual adoption as the most important weapon in the English military arsenal, and its coming of age at the battles of Crecy, Poitiers and Agincourt.
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subject_facet Archers -- Great Britain -- History, Archery -- Great Britain -- Equipment -- History, Archery -- Great Britain -- Training -- History, Archery -- Technical, Bow and arrow -- History, Longbows -- History, Military history -- Medieval
title_display Longbow : a social and military history
title_full Longbow : a social and military history / Robert Hardy, Longbow : a social and military history Hardy, Robert.
title_short Longbow : a social and military history
title_sub a social and military history
topic_facet Archers, Archery, Bow and arrow, Equipment, History, Longbows, Military history, Technical, Training