Arms and armor in colonial america
Arms and Armor in Colonial America, 1526-1783 by Harold Leslie Peterson
The Allure of Collecting Arms and Armor
Arms and armor in colonial America, 1526-1783
E-mail a link to this book. This text explores how a group of individuals both gifted and flawed coped with the challenges of founding the United States He examined mountains of files never open to the public. Everywhere acclaimed as a modern classic, The Power Broker was chosen by the Modern Library as one of the hundred greatest non-fiction books of the twentieth century. It is, according to David Halberstam, "Surely the greatest book ever written about a city. Graff of Columbia University called the second volume, Means of Ascent, "brilliant.
by Peterson, Harold L
HERE aresixgraceful essays writtenat the endof a longlife. Ferdinand Schevill wasbornthe yearafterConfederation; he diedas drewto itsclose. - Well-written, carefully documented work, considered the best single-volume survey of the subject, covers two and a half centuries of firearms, ammunition, edged weapons, and armor and presents a vital picture of military life in early America. Over illustrations.
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