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Title:The Way of the Samurai (Echoes of the Ancient World)
Price:AUD$12.60 (about USD$9.80)
Category:History
ISBN:085613404X
Item ID:SB00-0115194
Quantity:1
Publisher:Orbis Publishing, London, 1982
Edition:Reprint
Illustrator:Photographic and Illustrations
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Very Good
Orbis Publishing, 1982, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Photographic and Illustrations

chronology, glossary, notes, bibliography, index and acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with both colour photographs and illustrations. Colour photographic card cover with black and red colour titles to the front panel and backstrip. "For about 700 years. Japan was dominated by military caste – the samurai. At first a group of mounted warriors who defeated to Mongol invasions, they later perfected their combination of chivalrous ideals and literally suicidal courage in centuries of civil wars between local daimyos or feudal barons." -- from the rear panel blurb. From 1600 through to 1868 the samurai ruled Japan – this is a small history of that military caste. Part of the Echoes of the Ancient World series. A little creasing to the book corners and sunning to the half title page and acknowledgement pages. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [6], 7-128 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Samurai; Japan; Military & Warfare. ISBN: 085613404X. ISBN/EAN: 9780856134043. Inventory No: 0115194.
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