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FIGHTING WORDS - Now AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC!
AUTHORS: DALE GIRARD, JARED KIRBY, & TOM LEONI
EDITED BY DAVID BLIXT
A volume of historical combat terms, as well as essays on swords, broadswords, rapiers, smallswords, and storytelling. With essays by David Blixt, Jared Kirby, and Mike Leoni, and a glossary of terms culled from The Fightmaster’s Companion by Dale Girard. Includes:
- Biographies of history’s Fight Masters
- A list of primary sources for research
- A glossary OF over 2,500 historical fighting terms
- The origins of phrases like ‘flash in the pan’, ‘let the cat out of the bag’, ‘fly off the handle’, & more!
Originally created for the Historical Novel Society 2015 North American Conference, FIGHTING WORDS is now available to the public for the first time!