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The art and science of fencing / Nick Evangelista.

Author/Creator:
Evangelista, Nick.
Publication:
Indianapolis, IN : Masters Press, 1996.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Fencing.
Fencing -- History.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
An enjoyable introduction to the history, lore, and some specifics of technique, including the psychology of fencing. Covers the three types of weapons, the rules, and selecting a fencing school or getting started in the sport. Includes profiles of prominent fencers, a glossary of terms, and book and film resources. Illustrated with b&w photos. Masters Press is at 2647 Waterfront Pkwy. E. Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46214. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
Contents:
pt. 1. Histories
pt. 2. A fencing philosophy
pt. 3. The beginning fencer
pt. 4. The foil
pt. 5. Beyond method: concepts
pt. 6. The epee
pt. 7. The sabre
pt. 8. Assorted aspects of fencing
pt. 9. Electrical fencing
pt. 10. Fencing lives
pt. 11. The secret of success
Appendix 1. Fencing terms. Appendix 2. Resources. Appendix 3. Theatrical fencing.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-283).
ISBN:
1570280754
9781570280757
OCLC:
34633311
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