Longbow and Hackbutt: Weapons Technology and Technology Transfer in Early Modern England

  title={Longbow and Hackbutt: Weapons Technology and Technology Transfer in Early Modern England},
  author={Gervase Phillips},
  journal={Technology and Culture},
  pages={576 - 593}
  • G. Phillips
  • Published 1 July 1999
  • Political Science
  • Technology and Culture
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