A Brief History Of The Samurai

Author: Jonathan Clements
Editor: Robinson
ISBN: 9781845299477
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'Clements has a knack for writing suspenseful sure-footed conflict scenes: His recounting of the Korean invasion led by samurai and daimyo Toyotomi Hideyoshi reads like a thriller. If you're looking for a samurai primer, Clements' guide will keep you on the hook' Japan Times, reviewed as part of an Essential Reading for Japanophiles series From a leading expert in Japanese history, this is one of the first full histories of the art and culture of the Samurai warrior. The Samurai emerged as a warrior caste in Medieval Japan and would have a powerful influence on the history and culture of the country from the next 500 years. Clements also looks at the Samurai wars that tore Japan apart in the 17th and 18th centuries and how the caste was finally demolished in the advent of the mechanized world.
A Brief History of the Samurai
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Jonathan Clements
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-04 - Publisher: Robinson

'Clements has a knack for writing suspenseful sure-footed conflict scenes: His recounting of the Korean invasion led by samurai and daimyo Toyotomi Hideyoshi reads like a thriller. If you're looking for a samurai primer, Clements' guide will keep you on the hook' Japan Times, reviewed as part of an Essential
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Language: en
Pages: 352
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Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-18 - Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks

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Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jonathan Lopez-Vera
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-02 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

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Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Jonathan Clements
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-01 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

This fascinating history tells the story of the people of Japan, from ancient teenage priest-queens to teeming hordes of salarymen, a nation that once sought to conquer China, yet also shut itself away for two centuries in self-imposed seclusion. First revealed to Westerners in the chronicles of Marco Polo, Japan
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Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Stephen Turnbull
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-25 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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