Manual Of The Baratero

A manual on Spanish knife fighting, 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. It offers a glimpse into the ways in which armas blancas cortas, were used on the dark and grimy cobblestone streets of the Spanish underworld.

Sevillian Steel: The Traditional Knife-Fighting Arts Of Spain

Spain's rich hisory of blade-handling comes alive through photos, rare historical illustrations and colorful stories from American ninjutsu master James Loriega. He presents the secrets of the three distinct styles of Eveillian Steel - this book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in knives, knife-fighting, European martial arts or Spanish culture.