The History of Archery|Theodore R. Whitman
The History of Archery
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Learn all about the history, development and current state of History of Archery in this collection of articles by author/expert Theodore R. Whitman. From it's beginnings in the Epipaleolithic period, progress through ancient history and the middle ages; and continuing through to the present day, this interesting book covers archery through many periods of human history. The bow & arrow are known to have been invented by the end of the Upper Paleolithic, and for at least 10,000 years archery was an important military & hunting skill, and is featured prominently in the mythologies of many cultures. Archers, whether on foot, in chariots and on horseback were a major part of most militaries until about 1500 when they began to be replaced by firearms, first in Europe, and then progressively elsewhere.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781974262557
  • ISBN-10: 1974262553
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: August 2017
  • Dimensions: 11.02 x 8.5 x 0.35 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.87 pounds
  • Page Count: 164