Manual Of The Baratero
The Art of Handling the Navaja, the Knife, and the Scissors of the Gypsies
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Manual Of The Baratero by Ramon Martinez
Book DescriptionThis is the oldest manual on Spanish knife fighting ever published and is the only know historical text on the subject. This annotated translation provides a window to the methods of knife fighting practiced by the working class, the criminal class, and the Gypsies in 19th century Spain. With original drawings, it offers a revealing glimpse into the ways in which armas blancas cortas, or small edged weapons, were used on the dark and grimy cobblestone streets of the Spanish underworld.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781581604719
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Paladin Press,U.S.
Publisher: Paladin Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ramon Martinez
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This 1889 classic by a pioneer of modern fencing offers both technical and historical views of the art of the sabre. Topics include a variety of different strokes and parries, and associated weapons. 55 illustrations.
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