East Meets West: Diplomatic Gifts of Arms and Armour Between Europe and Asia (Hardcover)

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Description


The papers presented in this book represent the latest research on a wide variety of arms and armour given as diplomatic gifts between Asia and Europe, or within Europe, between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries. The research originated at a conference that celebrated the 400th anniversary of Anglo-Japanese relations.

About the Author


Thom Richardson, FSA, is a curator emeritus at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds. He is the former editor of the Journal of the Arms and Armour Society and Arms & Armour. He has authored numerous books and articles on armor and related subjects including, most recently, Islamic Arms and Armour.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780948092701
ISBN-10: 094809270X
Publisher: Royal Armouries
Publication Date: August 1st, 2017
Pages: 170
Language: English