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Author Wilson, Thomas, 1832-1902.

Title Arrowpoints, spearheads, and knives of prehistoric times / Thomas Wilson.

Publication Info. New York, : Skyhorse Pub., 2007.

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 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  930.1 WILSON    Check Shelf
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Adult Department  930.1 WILSON    In Transit +1 HOLD
Description xviii, 267 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Note Originally published: Washington, D.C. : Government Printing Office, 1899.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Spears and harpoons in the Paleolithic period -- The origin, invention, and evolution of the bow and arrow -- Superstitions concerning arrowpoints and other prehistoric stone implements -- Flint mines and quarries in Western Europe and in the United States -- Material of arrowpoints and spearheads -- Manufacture of arrowpoints and spearheads -- Scrapers, grinders, and straighteners used in making arrow and spear shafts -- Classification of arrowpoints and spearheads -- Knives -- Wounds made by arrowpoints or spearheads.
Subject Weapons, Prehistoric.
Arrowheads.
Spears.
Stone age.
ISBN 9781602390041 paperback alkaline paper
1602390045 paperback alkaline paper
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