Swords and War
Author: Peng Peng
Publisher: Shandong Fine Arts Publishing House Co. Ltd.
Time of Publication:December, 2011
Number of Pages:338
Brief Introduction :Swords and War, a 300,000-words work on ancient Chinese weapons, explains in detail the categories, development and alteration of weapons from Ming and Qing Dynasties to the Republic
of China from two aspects-- the cold weapons and the firearms. All the illustrations in the book are photos of real items taken from major museums and the weapons collectors, giving the readers delightful experience by just looking at pictures.
This book, being informative, systematical and practical, combines historical and cultural knowledge with the identification features of each time. Through reading, readers can grasp the knowledge of ancient weapons collection and the practical skills of identification. They can also expand their horizon and improve their appreciation ability as well.
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