The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Arms of the ancient Western world 15th- and 16thcentury atmout China, Japan,
and India Africa, Oceania, and preColumbian Americas. tection from rust and for
colour effect, the Japanese lacquered the scales of their lamellar armours,
the leader of fine arms production. A special workshop was installed at Versailles
near Paris, under Nicolas Noël Boutet (1761–1833), that provided Napoleon with
presentation pieces of superb quality. This workshop was the last great one ...
A few examples of ancient Meso-American decorated arms have been preserved
: carved spearthrowers called atlatl and shields with feather mosaics. The
splendour of the arms and armour of pre-Columbian Mexico and Central America
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