Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: The History Press (November 1, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.5 x 9.1 inches
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Excellent book. Concise, well documented, and a wealth of detail.
This book is well worth the money! If you are into scale and lamellar armor you need this. One thing in particular it has that I was not able to find myself in nearly 30 years of looking was an example of leather lamellar! For decades I have had to listen to people tell me, "We have NO evidence that anyone ever made lamellar from leather." And in this book there is a surviving example in a museum collection in Turkey of 2nd century LEATHER lamellar. Granted it is horse barding but it is still lamellar made from leather. But that is just the tip of the iceberg in this book. I highly recommend it.
a great scholarly look at lamellar in the Western world. I found it useful for re-enactment, but wish more detail had been given on types of lamellae used in different time periods.
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