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Leather in Warfare is a collection of papers from a conference jointly organised by the Archaeological Leather Group and the Royal Armouries Museum. It draws together authors from a range of disciplines and nationalities, and offers a fresh perspective on the varied use of this versatile material throughout history. Contributors cover issues as diverse as Romano-Egyptian ceremonial clothing, Roman campaign tents, the equipment of the medieval swordsman and Japanese Samurai, Mamluk lamellar armour and European plate armour, the buff coat of the English Civil War and the fish skin helmet of the Pacific Island warrior. The volume is an important overview of the functions played by leather and skin products in warfare, and provides a useful starting pointing for those wishing to study this fascinating topic in the future. It is recommended to specialists and enthusiasts alike.
bound: 224 pages
publisher: Trustees of the Royal Armouries (March 27, 2017)
isbn: 0948092769, 978-0948092763,
weight: 1.1 pounds