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The Samurai: A Military History
     

The Samurai: A Military History

by Stephen Turnbull
 

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ISBN-10: 1873410387

ISBN-13: 9781873410387

Pub. Date: 06/01/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1977, The Samurai has long since become a standard work of reference. It continues to be the most authoritative work on samurai life and warfare published outside Japan. Set against the background of Japan's social and political history, the book records the rise and rise of Japan's extraordinary warrior class from earliest times to the

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First published in 1977, The Samurai has long since become a standard work of reference. It continues to be the most authoritative work on samurai life and warfare published outside Japan. Set against the background of Japan's social and political history, the book records the rise and rise of Japan's extraordinary warrior class from earliest times to the culmination of their culture, prowess and skills as manifested in the last great battle they were ever to fight - that of Osaka Castle in 1615.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781873410387
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/1996
Series:
Japan Library
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
935,318
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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