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Bows of the world / David Gray.

By: Gray, David.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Garsington : Lyons ; Windsor, 2002Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 23cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1585744786.Subject(s): Bow and arrow -- HistoryDDC classification: 799.32
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How well do you really know your bow? What are its historical origins, and how is it related to the other great families of bows around the world, ancient and modern? And how do the differences in bow designs reflect different styles of archery and levels of performance?


Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgments (p. vi)
  • Introduction (p. ix)
  • 1. Prehistoric Bows (p. 3)
  • 2. The Americas (p. 11)
  • 3. Europe (p. 35)
  • 4. Asia (p. 45)
  • 5. Africa (p. 67)
  • 6. The Future of Traditional Archery (p. 75)
  • References (p. 81)
  • Index (p. 91)