Samurai Battles - Japan's Warrior Lords in 700 Years of Conflict

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9781906347178: Samurai Battles - Japan's Warrior Lords in 700 Years of Conflict

Beginning in the early days of Japanese history, this book traces the rise and fall of the warrior class over the space of a millennium, from the days of the birth of the Japanese nation through centuries of feudalism to the establishment of the western model of democracy in the late nineteenth century. Focusing on major battles fought by these warriors over a thousand years of Japanese history, the book covers the major engagements of the Heian period; the battles of the Kamakura bakufu and the Mongol invasions of Japan; the medieval period of divided Japan; the Warring State's period; Toyotomi Hideyoshi's two invasions of Korea; and the Meiji restoration and the Boshin War. Brilliantly illustrated with maps and period illustrations of the battles and people concerned, this book will inform and elucidate the complexities of Japanese history.

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Michael Sharpe
Published by Compendium (2009)
ISBN 10: 1906347174 ISBN 13: 9781906347178
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Book Description Compendium, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1906347174

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