Ninja AD 1460-1650

Ninja AD 1460-1650

by Stephen Turnbull, Wayne Reynolds
     
 

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The Ninja were the secret agents and assassins of feudal Japan and they remain a subject of enduring fascination. They first emerged during the power struggles of 9th and 10th century Japan, in response to the increasing demand for spies, informants and even assassins, and they were used until the mid-1600s when they disappeared on account of a campaign to destroy

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The Ninja were the secret agents and assassins of feudal Japan and they remain a subject of enduring fascination. They first emerged during the power struggles of 9th and 10th century Japan, in response to the increasing demand for spies, informants and even assassins, and they were used until the mid-1600s when they disappeared on account of a campaign to destroy them. This title provides an accurate and detailed account of the reality of the Ninja, detailing their daily life, training, hiring, combat use and secret operations; also covered are the Ninja's use and knowledge of poisons, medicines and charms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841765259
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
02/20/2003
Series:
Warrior Series, #64
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
682,422
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.15(d)

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