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A History of Weapons : Crossbows, Caltrops, Catapults & Lots of Other Things That Can Seriously Mess You Up
by John O'Bryan and Barry Orkin


Overview - One day a prehistoric guy picked up a rock and threw it at something. And the history of weapons began. Comedy writer and weapon nerd John O'Bryan relays the freaky highlights of man's centuries-old obsession with weaponry. He hilariously explains the mace, the morning star, and the man catcher, while conveying factual information about each weapon: its history, uses, and badass potential.  Read more...

 
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Overview
One day a prehistoric guy picked up a rock and threw it at something. And the history of weapons began. Comedy writer and weapon nerd John O'Bryan relays the freaky highlights of man's centuries-old obsession with weaponry. He hilariously explains the mace, the morning star, and the man catcher, while conveying factual information about each weapon: its history, uses, and badass potential. Flipping through history's highlights, readers will learn about Attila the Hun, Genghis Khan, and the "peaceful" Shaolin monks. This ultimate compendium of awesome weapons delivers all the surprisingly true details sure to impress anybody who's ever made a gun with their fingers and said, "PEW-PEW-PEW "

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781452110547
  • ISBN-10: 1452110549
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books (CA)
  • Publish Date: April 2013
  • Page Count: 231


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