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Dr. Robert Dohrenwend exemplifies a rare breed of scholar-warrior in this Via Media book. Chapters in this book are devoted to weapons that have had enormous impact on world civilization: the sling, sai, walking stick, and spear. Dohrenwend utilizes his academic research and practical experience to give the most complete overview of the weapons. This includes not only their history, but other aspects such as their purpose, design, effectiveness, cost of production, and uses in military and civilian settings. A Via Media title of rare content.

Dohrenwend's Masterwork On the Spear, Sling, Sai, and Walking Stick

    • The Sling: Forgotten Firepower of Antiquity
    • The Odd East Asian Sai
    • The Walking Stick: The Gentlemans Weapon
    • The Spear: An Effective Weapon Since Antiquity
  • 6" x 9" paperback, 137 pages, 126 illustrations. eBOOK AVAILABLE from Kindle, iTunes, Nook, and Kobo.

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