The Arms of Greece and her Balkan Neighbours in the Ottoman Period - Elgood, Robert
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Traces the history of firearms and edged weapons in Greece and the Balkans during the Ottoman era. This book presents the story of the weapons with the deeds of their owners and the history of the region. It also features the story of Greek national liberation in the 1820s.

Produktbeschreibung
Traces the history of firearms and edged weapons in Greece and the Balkans during the Ottoman era. This book presents the story of the weapons with the deeds of their owners and the history of the region. It also features the story of Greek national liberation in the 1820s.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • Seitenzahl: 352
  • Erscheinungstermin: 7. Dezember 2009
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 316mm x 249mm x 46mm
  • Gewicht: 2518g
  • ISBN-13: 9780500251577
  • ISBN-10: 0500251576
  • Artikelnr.: 26431441
Autorenporträt
Dr Robert Elgood is Research Fellow in Eastern European, Islamic and Asian Arms and Armour at theWallace Collection, London. He has written widely on related topics, and his book Islamic Arms and Armour (1979) remains the definitive work on the subject.
Inhaltsangabe
Arms and the History of the Balkans . Arms
Craftsmen and Traders in the Eastern Mediterranean . Arms Making in Boka Kotorska: The Dzeferdar . Pistols: The Ledenica
Zlatka
Kubura and Prizrenac . Coral-Decorated Arms . Accoutrements The Arms of Bosnia Herzegovina Yataghans . The Chelenka . Tokz . Balkan Long Guns The Gunmakers of Uzice . The Armourers of Kosovo and Metohija . The Arms of Skopje The Gunmakers of Tetova
Dibra and Elbasan . Arms and the Growth of Balkan Nationalism from 1770 . Gun Making in Ioannina . The Greek Armed Forces and the Struggle for Independence . Conclusion