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 for the next 500 years.
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Jonathan Clements is a leading historian of Japan and China. He is the author of Beijing: The Biography of a City and A Brief History of the Vikings, as well as the highly acclaimed Schoolgirl Milky Crisis: Adventures in the Anime and Manga Trade. He lives in Finland and Tokyo.Review:
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 *
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Descripción Running Press, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110762438509
Descripción Running Press, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New!. Nº de ref. de la librería VIB0762438509