Table of contents for Soul of the sword : an illustrated history of weaponry and warfare from prehistory to the present / Robert L. O'Connell ; illustrations by John Batchelor.


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1. A Most Ancient Talisman
2. War's Arrival 17
3. History Poised on the Tip of a Spear 29
4. Ghost Riders 45
5. Imperial Treadmill 67
6. At Sea 93
7. Tubes of Fire ill
8. Guns Away 137
9. Gun Control 157
10. Death Machines 181
11. Steaming Through Troubled Waters 207
12. False Pinnacle 235
13. Accidental Armageddon 249
14. Grudge Match 285
15. Cold War-Inferno of Arms 323
Epilogue 359
Notes 361
Selected Bibliography 367
Index 379





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Military weapons History, Military art and science Effect of technological innovations on History, Military history