Samurai Warfare

Samurai Warfare

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Sterling
Japan’s legendary and fierce samurai warriors have an unrelenting hold on the public’s imagination. The world’s most renowned expert on these fierce fighters provides an exceptional, in-depth look at the samurai’s unique combat skills and weaponry. Confront charismatic warlords and lone mercenaries as Dr. Turnbull examines battlefield tactics, personalities and practices, finding fascinating comparisons between the samurai and other medieval fare. Rare historic illustrations and specially commissioned paintings by Richard Hook bring you face to face with some of the planet’s most terrifying battle scenes.

Japan's legendary and fierce samurai warriors have an unrelenting hold on the public's imagination. The world's most renowned expert on these fierce fighters provides an exceptional, in-depth look at the samurai's unique combat skills and weaponry. Confront charismatic warlords and lone mercenaries as Dr. Turnbull examines battlefield tactics, personalities and practices, finding fascinating comparisons between the samurai and other medieval fare. Rare historic illustrations and specially commissioned paintings by Richard Hook bring you face to face with some of the planet's most terrifying battle scenes. 160 pages (53 color illus., 80 b/w illus., 7 1/2 x 9 1/2.


Publisher: London : Arms and Armour Press ; New York, NY : Distributed in the USA by Sterling Pub. Co., c1997.
ISBN: 9781854094322
1854094327
Branch Call Number: 952 TUR
Characteristics: 158 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Boxall, Michael

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