Weapons and Warfare in Renaissance Europe

Weapons and Warfare in Renaissance Europe

Weapons and Warfare in Renaissance Europe

From the 13th century, when it was first imported from China, to the 16th century, as firearms became central to the conduct of war, Hall chronicles the remarkable history of gunpowder in Europe. In this complex--and fascinating--book, Hall details the efforts of armorers across Europe as they experimented with a variety of gunpowder recipes and gunsmithing techniques. 25 illustrations.

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