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Archery Help for Writers in Middle-earth: 5. Resources and Bibliography

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How-to on Archery, with illustrated drawings:  http://thunder.prohosting.com/mfoster/archery/shooting.html 

How to String a Bow: http://www.archery-centre.co.uk/HowToStringBow.shtml

How Not To Lose Arrows:
http://www.archery-centre.co.uk/HowNotToLoseArrows.shtml   Fun especially if you are writing a scene about someone teaching a beginner archer.)

How To Make Wooden Arrows: http://www.archery-centre.co.uk/MakeArrow.shtml

Archery 101: How-To's and Why For's: http://www.geocities.com/armonye@sbcglobal.net/archery101.html

Archery 102: Maintaining your equipment:
http://www.geocities.com/armonye@sbcglobal.net/archery102.html#2B

Archery Articles: Various historical and technological articles:
http://margo.student.utwente.nl/sagi/artikel/

Hunting with the Bow and Arrow: On-line reproduction of Saxton Pope's historical treatise on hunting, written circa 1920's:
http://www.fw.umn.edu/FW4105/8hbow10h/8hbow10h.htm

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Bibliography of Sources:
"Archery" - by Reichart and Keasy, copyright 1936-1940 A.S. Barnes and Co.
"Dictionary of the Middle Ages:  Volume 2" - by Joseph R. Strayer, Editor in Chief, Charles Scribner's Sons, NY.
"The World of Archery" - by Fred Bear
"Longbow: A Social and Military History" - by Robert Hardy  (* Recommended reading, lots of interesting stuff.)
Medieval Archery: http://www.ping.be/olivier_picard/history/

Compiled Sept 2002.  Revised November 2005. All errors are the fault of the compiler.



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