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English Martial Arts
by Terry Brown

This book investigates the weapons, history and development of the English fighting system and some of the beliefs and social pressures that helped mould it. The ...

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Get this book via interlibrary loan; don't buy it.

It was written in the late 90s when HEMA studies were in their infancy, and although I loudly applaud Terry Brown for being on the forefront of the HEMA movement, this book is nowhere near the quality of ...
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The Master Bladesmith: Advanced Studies In Steel
by Jim Hrisoulas

This advanced study of steel reveals forging secrets that for centuries have been protected by guilds. Never-before-seen instructions, diagrams and photos explain ...

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The Pattern-Welded Blade: Artistry In Iron
by Jim Hrisoulas

Pattern-welded blades are among the most beautiful and durable creations to emerge from the bladesmith's forge. Now, Jim Hrisoulas, author of The Complete ...




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The Complete Bladesmith: Forging Your Way To Perfection
by Jim Hrisoulas

Looking for instructions in bladesmithing that'll put you on the cutting edge of the custom blade market? Then this definitive guide to forging world-class blades ...




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The Backyard Blacksmith: Traditional Techniques for the Modern Smith (Backyard Series)
by Lorelei Sims

The Backyard Blacksmith takes the mystery out of blacksmithing, but not the magic...There is an increasing interest and revival in the art of blacksmithing as a ...




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—Updated Feb 26, 2010



New Edge of the Anvil: A Resource Book for the Blacksmith
by Jack Andrews

The tenet of this book is provide a tool for artists/blacksmiths and metalworkers. It tells how to work metal: heating it, cutting it, upsetting it, drawing it out, ...




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A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
by Barbara W. Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman—the acclaimed author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning classic The Guns of August—once again marshals her gift for character, history, and ...

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I very much enjoyed Tuchman's book on the Zimmerman telegram when I picked it up more than a decade ago, and I was thus very excited when I bought a pristine first-edition copy of this work on the cheap at a used book store. But my hopes that I'd found an excellent ...
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England Under the Norman and Angevin Kings, 1075-1225 (New Oxford History of England)
by Robert Bartlett

This lively and far-reaching account of the politics, religion, and culture of England in the century and a half after the Norman Conquest provides a vivid picture ...

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This book is a definitive study of England from William I to John. It's a detailed, readable book that can either be read straight through or searched via the index for more topical reading. It covers a wide variety of social, political, and martial topics. Especially ...
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Medieval Art of Sword & Shield: The Combat System of Royal Armouries MS I.33
by Paul Wagner, Stephen Hand

Royal Armouries MS I.33 Companion Deciphering the martial techniques in RA MS I.33 can be difficult. Paul Wagner & Stephen Hand of the Stoccata School of Defence, ...

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Fighting With The Quarterstaff
by David Lindholm

Surveying the whole of historical record, David Lindholm, a long-time martial arts instrutor and University lecturer, presents a practical guide for combat with the ...

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