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The Samurai Warrior

Ben Hubbard

The Samurai Warrior examines the fighting men of this key period in Japanese history. Divided into six chapters, the book describes the unification under the Tokugawa bakufu, the major battles of the era, the weapons and armour used, the social... Read moreRead less

The Samurai Warrior examines the fighting men of this key period in Japanese history. Divided into six chapters, the book describes the unification under the Tokugawa bakufu, the major battles of the era, the weapons and armour used, the social structure of Japanese society, myths about the samurai, and finally the decline of the samurai amidst the modernization of the Meiji period. Including more than 200 photographs, illustrations, paintings, and maps, The Samurai Warrior is a colorful, accessible study of Japan’s famous but often misunderstood warrior elite.

Format: 285 x 213mm hb
Extent: 224pp
Word count: 50,000
Illustrations: 200 colour illustrations, photos & maps
ISBN: 978-1-78274-499-3

Ben Hubbard

Ben Hubbard is a nonfiction author whose titles include Samurai Warrior: The Golden Age of Japan's Elite Warriors 1560–1615, Gladiator, The Viking Warrior and The Plantagenets.

978-1-78274-499-3 hb

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