The History Detective Investigates: Weapons & Armour Through Ages by Philip Parker
  

The History Detective Investigates: Weapons & Armour Through Ages

Written by Philip Parker
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Synopsis

The History Detective Investigates: Weapons & Armour Through Ages by Philip Parker

Why did medieval knights wear such heavy armour? How did weapons change after the invention of gunpowder? Which invention killed millions of soldiers in the First World War? This book helps children at Key Stage 2 to discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions. It also recommends sites on the Internet and sources in local libraries where they can find out more about weapons and armour. The detective shows children how to research weapons and armour in their own area, find out how weapons have changed over time and describe a re-enacted battle. Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past.

About the Author

Philip Parker is a professional historian specialising in the ancient world.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Philip Parker
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

13th August 2015

ISBN

9780750294249


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