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