"Weapon depicts the spectrum of weaponry from the stone axes of early warfare to today's modern artillery." – Publishers Weekly
"An illustrated history of weaponry diagrams in detail." – Columbus Dispatch
"From Assyrian spears to the AK-47, weapons — and the warriors who have brandished them — forged history by shaping the rise of empires and the course of revolutions with the ax, the bow, the sword, and the gun." – Military Officer
It features MANY pictures, allowing the reader the ability to really see the weapons as they were.
There is no way this book can be all-inclusive, but it does give a great overview of weapons throughout history.
It's a great coffee table book because of the great pictures, but the accompanying text looks interesting.
Amazing book, great color photographs on every page with descriptions of the weapons historical reference etc. Read morePublished 18 days ago by A&A
Friend loved this book as well as the entire series this is a great gift for the military historian.Published 1 month ago by CES
My daughter and I have an odd fascination with weaponry in the medieval era, though I suspect that her interest is less academic than mind. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Chris.tine
Bought this for my husband, it's perfect for a general audience who want to know about general knowledge about many different types of weapons. Read morePublished 2 months ago by ad