Family Crests of Japan

Family Crests of Japan

by Stone Bridge Press (Editor)



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933330303
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publication date: 04/01/2007
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     7
Crests and the Class System     17
Crests Through the Ages     19
Design Evolution     21
Distribution     29
Widespread Adoption     31
Symbolism and Meaning     35
Motifs     39
God Crests     125
Temple Crests     127
Entertainment Crests     129
Crests of Sengoku-Period Generals     131
Map: Dominant Crests of the Edo Period     134
Index of Family Crests     137

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