Weapons and Armor
100 Facts You Should Know
Weapons and armor have been used to hunt and wage war since the first humans walked the planet. The earliest spears date back 400,000 years! As civilizations and technologies advanced, so did weapons and armor. Through this unique lens, readers delve into some exciting periods of history in many different cultures. Egyptian shields, Greek helmets, Roman gladiatorial garb, and more are examined in this wide-ranging book. In addition, Chinese armor, African clubs, Middle Eastern weaponry, and Samurai swords are discussed as well as modern arms. The high-interest text and colorful images are a perfect complement to any social studies and history collection.