Leather in Warfare

Attack, Defence and the Unexpected

Edited by Quita Mould

Leather in Warfare

Edited by Quita Mould

Distributed for Royal Armouries

228 pages | 110 color plates, 40 halftones | 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 | © 2018
Paper $45.00 ISBN: 9780948092763 Will Publish July 2018 For Sale in USA and Canada Only
Published from a conference organised by the Archaeological Leather Group and the Royal Armouries, this publication offers a multidisciplinary perspective on the varied use of leather and skin products in warfare. 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.
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