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Warriors of Japan

As Portrayed in the War Tales

by Paul H. Varley

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Tales,
  • History and criticism,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • Japanese,
  • History: World,
  • Japan,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Asian - General,
  • History / Japan,
  • Literary Criticism : Asian - General,
  • Social Science : General,
  • 1185-1600,
  • Heian period, 794-1185,
  • Japanese fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8161283M
    ISBN 100824816013
    ISBN 109780824816018

    Samurai: The Weapons and Spirit of the Japanese Warrior by Clive Sinclaire Listed under Samurai Swords & Armor. Warrior Rule in Japan by Marius Jansen Book Description: Japan was ruled by warriors for the better part of a millennium. From the twelfth to the nineteenth century its political history was dominated by the struggle of competing leagues of fighting men.   The book is full of errors that could easily be corrected by a second-year student of the language – the ship they repeatedly call the Huzi is accurately romanised Fuji; the important Japan Sea port is Maizuru, not Maisaru; tairiki is not a Japanese word: they mean tairiku ronin (a ‘Continental adventurer’ or a ‘China carpetbagger Released on: Septem

      Warriors of Old Japan, and Other Stories Contents: Introductory note -- Madame Yukio Ozaki [by Mrs. Hugh Fraser] -- Hachiro Tametomo, the archer -- Gen Sanmi Yorimasa, the knight -- The story of Yoshitsune -- The story of Benkei -- The goblin of Oyeyama -- Kidomaru the robber, Raiko the Brave, and the goblin spider -- The story of the pots of Author: Yei Theodora Ozaki. This is the first ever warriors book I read and in a few pages I loved GrayPaw/GrayStripe. I love ALL the Warriors books, but this is the It Book. This book started Warriors. This IS the Warriors books. It made Warriors happen:) and I thank the lord for that:) way to rock Erin - Silverstream

    He is the author of over seventy books, including Samurai: The Japanese Warrior’s (Unofficial) Manual (), published by Thames & Hudson. Turnbull gave the inaugural lecture for the establishment of the International Centre for Ninja Studies at Mie University, Japan, and acted as historical advisor for the film 47 Ronin/5(26). Hey chaps, long time DW fan (since DW2) and of course playing the games got me in to the Samurai Warriors series and in turn sparked a huge interest in Japan for me. I was just wondering if anybody here knows if there is a good book on feudal Japan like there is the Romance books for Ancient China?


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