THE COMPOSITE BOW

LOADES (M.)

M055

£12.99

80pp., fully illus.in colour, P.B. 2016. Offering high power and portability, the composite bow was an ideal cavalry weapon, though it was also used by infantry in open battle and as a siege weapon. In this important study, an expert on Eastern military technology tells the story of this extraordinary piece of military hardware; how it was made and how various cultures developed differing tactics for using it.