War in Japan 1467-1615

War in Japan 1467-1615

by Stephen Turnbull
     
 

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In 1467 the Onin War ushered in a period of unrivalled conflict and rivalry in Japan that came to be called the Age of Warring States or Sengoku Jidai. In this book Stephen Turnbull offers a masterly exposition of the Sengoku Jidai, detailing the factors that led to Japan's disintegration into warring states after more than a century of peace; the years of fighting… See more details below

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In 1467 the Onin War ushered in a period of unrivalled conflict and rivalry in Japan that came to be called the Age of Warring States or Sengoku Jidai. In this book Stephen Turnbull offers a masterly exposition of the Sengoku Jidai, detailing the factors that led to Japan's disintegration into warring states after more than a century of peace; the years of fighting that followed; and the period of gradual fusion when the daimyo (great names) strove to reunite Japan under a new Shogun. Peace returned to Japan with the end of the Osaka War in 1615, but only at the end of the most violent, turbulent and cruel period in Japanese history.

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ISBN-13:
9781782000181
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/19/2012
Series:
Essential Histories , #46
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
359,765
File size:
38 MB
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