Native American Weapons

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University of Oklahoma Press, Jul 2, 2005 - History - 128 pages
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Featuring 155 color photographs and illustrations, Native American Weapons surveys weapons made and used by American Indians north of present-day Mexico from prehistoric times to the late nineteenth century, when European weapons were in common use. Over thousands of years the weapons were developed and creatively matched to their environment—highly functional and often decorative, carried proudly in tribal gatherings and in war.

 

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In this taut and generously illustrated overview, Taylor (Buckskin and Buffalo: The Artistry of the Plains Indians) zeroes in on North American Indian arms and armor from prehistoric times to the late ... Read full review

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Colin F. Taylor was a senior lecturer at Hastings College of Arts and Technology, England.

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