Title: The Samurai Sourcebook
Publisher: Arms & Armour Press, London
Publication Date: 1998
Illustrator: Photo Illus in Color & B&W
Book Condition: Almost Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Almost Fine
Edition: First Edition
Book Type: Military
Book has remainder mark on bottom paper edges. DJ has slightest small short crease on top front edge. 320pp with Index. Tight, square, bright copy. No internal markings. Crisp, unclipped DJ in Mylar cover. EXTRA POSTAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING. Bookseller Inventory # 13621
Synopsis: Brave, invincible warriors, fighting sword in hand against overwhelming odds. Those were the Samurai. In this the most comprehensive, enthralling look at their history, personalities, strategies, costume, and battles you'll find every detail of their armor and weaponry, as well as the Samurai army's development, its organization, and the fighters' feudal obligation. Case studies focus in on the most important invasions and combat situation, as well as their religious traditions. A full range of maps chart wartime changes.
Product Description: In the ARMS & ARMOUR SOURCEBOOK series, this comprehensive reference work, first published in 1998, on samurai history and culture explains both strategy and tactics, with details of command structures, raising of armies, campaign life, role of the castle, characteristics of Japanese battles and the rituals and other consequences of fighting.
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