Samurai Battles

Editor/Author Sharpe, Michael
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Greene Media

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-78-582379-7
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 139
Book Status: Available
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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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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • The First of the Samurai
  • Ascent to Power
  • Samurai & the Court (1086-1160)
  • The Genjii & Heike (1180-1185)
  • The Golden Age (1221-1281)
  • Japan Divided (1331-1467)
  • Japan at War
  • The Failed Quest—Japanese Invasions of Korea
  • Epilog—The Boshin War