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The Art of the Muslim Knights: The Furusyya Art Foundation Collection
by Bashir Mohamed

The Arab tradition of al-furusiyya is defined by principles of horsemanship, chivalry, and the mutual dependence of man and horse. This publication presents half of ...




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—Updated Feb 6, 2010



Warriors of the Himalayas: Rediscovering the Arms and Armor of Tibet
by Donald LaRocca

This is the first in-depth examination of the fascinating subject of the armor and weapons of Tibet, a country that throughout the centuries was the scene of ...

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—Updated Aug 25, 2007



Hindu Arms and Ritual: Arms and Armour from India 1400-1865
by Robert Elgood

Most studies of Indian armor have concentrated on Mughal arms from northern India, and there has been no serious study of Hindu arms since the nineteenth century. ...

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While slightly poor in pictures, those it does have are of excellent quality. It provides an excellent analysis and history of many of India's unique styles of arms and armour.
—Updated Jan 28, 2007



Islamic Weapons: Maghrib to Moghul
by Anthony C. Tirri

Weapons have always been vitally important in the Islamic world, integral to the defence of the owner's life, his family and his community. This superbly ...

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This book tries to be fairly comprehensive, however because it is based entirely on items from a private collection, it has got some limitations. Nearly all the weapons are 18th and 19th century, so it gives little information about earlier Medieval Islamic weapons. ...
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—Updated Sep 9, 2005



Arms & Armour of the Crusading Era, 1050-1350: Islam, Eastern Europe and Asia (Vol 2)
by David Nicolle

This is the second volume in a comprehensive study of military weapons and equipment in the Middle Ages.

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—Updated Aug 4, 2005



THE ARTS OF WAR. Arms and Armour of the 7th to 19th centuries (The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, VOL XXI)
by David Alexander

The arms and armour in the Khalili Collection range in date from the 7th to the 19th centuries. Particularly important, however, are a group of belt fittings from ...

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—Updated Aug 4, 2005



Oriental Armour (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor)
by H. Russell Robinson

Students of arms and armour will welcome this detailed, scholarly survey of defensive armour used in the Middle East and Asia, from the scale armour of ancient ...

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—Updated Aug 4, 2005









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