Samurai Armour: Volume i: The Japanese Cuirass [Audiobook] download free by Trevor Absolon

Samurai Armour: Volume i: The Japanese Cuirass Audiobook download free by Trevor Absolon
  • Listen audiobook: Samurai Armour: Volume i: The Japanese Cuirass
  • Author: Trevor Absolon
  • Release date: 2017/3/20
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Home and Garden
  • ISBN: 9781472807960
  • Rating: 7.47 of 10
  • Votes: 694
  • Review by: Gerald Yu
  • Review rating: 7.66 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/24
  • Duration: 4H40M21S in 256 kbps (74.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-26
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: ATRAC, MPEG4, FLAC, MP3, AU, MPC, WAV, WMA (compression RAR, TZ, ZIP, TAR, AZW4)
  • Total pages original book: 372
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 25M11S (6.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: For beauty, precision and strength, nothing has ever matched the combination of form and function found in the armour of the samurai. For a samurai, the consummate warrior, his suit of armour was so much more than 'just' protective equipment that could save his life in the heat of battle - it was the embodiment of his personality, social status and very soul. This volume, the first in a two-part series on the armour of the samurai, traces first the history of the samurai themselves and then examines the history and evolution of the cuirass or dou, the armour protecting the samurai's chest. Drawing on over 20 years of research and technical work by Trevor Absolon, a leading expert, this is a complete study of this fundamental aspect of samurai armour construction. Illustrated throughout with photographs and diagrams, this is more than just a detailed technical exploration, it is a meditation on a process that was, and still is, nothing short of an art form.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Militaria, Arms & Armour, Asian History, Military History, Weapons & Equipment
  • Download servers: Dropbox, MEGA, FreakShare, Microsoft OneDrive, BitShare, Monova, Torrent, CmisSync, SpiderOak, Mediafire. Compressed in RAR, TZ, ZIP, TAR, AZW4
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 74.83 USD
  • Dimensions: 240x279x31.75mm
  • Weight: 2,075g
  • Printed by: Osprey Publishing
  • Published in: New York, United Kingdom

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