Bows of the World

Full Title Bows of the World
ISBN 1585744786
ISBN13 9781585744787
Publisher The Lyons Press
Authors David Gray
Overview Do you really know your bow? What are its historical origins, and how is it related to the other great families of bows around the world, ancient and modern? Bows of the World covers primitive and traditional bows from just about every major area of the world - North America, Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa. Learn about peak archery acheivements from around the world, and of the remarkable skills and intelligence developed by ancient and modern bowyers and archers alike. Full dimensions and construction materials are given for each bow, along with accompanying arrows and quivers. Also included are key shooting characteristics and performance facts, and legends and folklore for each particular bow. With over one hundred unique and spectacular full-color photographs, Bows of the World is a one-of-a-kind book every archery fan or aspiring archer will want on their bookshelf. (6 1/4 x 9 1/4, 112 pages, color photos, b&w photos)David Gray has been an archer and hunter for over thirty years. He teaches social and organizational psychology at Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, and owns the Krackow Company, dedicated to promoting the ancient and worldwide art of archery.
Dimensions 6.10 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.64 (d)
Subjects Archery
Crafts & Hobbies - General & Miscellaneous
Hunting - General & Miscellaneous


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