9780486418186

Oriental Armour

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486418186

  • ISBN10:

    0486418189

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-05-22
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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Summary

Detailed, scholarly survey of defensive armour used in the Middle East and Asia from the scale armour of ancient Egypt to Japanese "modern" armour of the 19th century. Over 300 line illustrations and over 100 photos depict armour of Persia, Turkey, India, China, Ceylon, the Philippines, Korea, Tibet, and other regions.

Table of Contents

Author's Preface xi
The Origins of Oriental Armour
1(16)
Persia
17(36)
Turkey
53(19)
The Middle East
72(17)
India, Ceylon, Philippine Islands
89(37)
China, Korea, Tibet, Bhutan
126(41)
Japan
167(49)
Bibliography 216(2)
Glossary 218(11)
Index 229

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