12 April 2015
New Book: "Archery: The Technical Side"—A compilation of scientific and technical articles on theory, construction use and performance of bows and arrows, reprinted from journals of science and of archery.
Edited by C. N. Hickman, Forrest Nagler & Paul E. Klopsteg, 1947.
Book containing a collection of articles on archery by scientists who studied the physics of archery in the 1930's and 1940's. Their work forms most of the basis of the modern bows we know today. The first article is Summary of Technical Articles on Archery: Velocity and Acceleration of Arrows. Weight and Efficiency of Bows as affected by Backing of Bow".
Articles will be added periodically. You can send in a request for a specific article to get priority for publishing, just send an e-mail.
New article: "The Japanese Yano Ne"
By Eliza Scidmore
Article about Japanese arrowheads. Yanone were used for battle, hunting, gifts or rewards and for presentations. From the Transactions and Proceedings of the Japan Society, 1904.