Armour by Tango Books
A 3-Dimensional Exploration (3-Dimensional Exploration Books)

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Big pictures of warriors and knights come complete with flaps showcasing their armor From the 5th century Greek leather armor and 14th century English steel-plated armor to the patterned armor of 15th century Japanese knights, protective battle gear throughout history is explored here. Under each flap is text about the piece and its use, then for each knight there is a 3-D pop-up battle scene with details about the battle and formation.
 

About Tango Books

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Bob Moulder specializes in historical illustration and has produced work for English Heritage, Hodder & Stoughton, MacMillan, Oxford University Press, and Longmans.
 
Published November 2, 2011 by Tango Books. 20 pages
Genres: History, War, Children's Books.

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City Book Review

The book talks about the Greek Hoplite who had a little armor, the Medieval Knight from the 12th Century who had a little more armor, a Samurai Warrior, who had really different armor, and the Medieval Knight from the 15th Century, who had very serious armor.

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Project MUSE

In this elegant book, Springer explores the cultural and political significance of armor in sixteenth-century Italy—a worthy subject not adequately addressed by scholars until now.

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Project MUSE

Readers interested in how medieval arms and armour may have been employed or in their wider social aspects will not find this book useful.

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Project MUSE

The extended exhibit descriptions form the body of the book and are arranged in chapters according to Whole Armours, Half Armours, Helmets, Parts Armour, and ending with Horse Armour.

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