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Author Turnbull, Stephen R.

Title Samurai warfare / Stephen Turnbull.

Published London : Arms and Armour, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  952.02 TURN    AVAILABLE
Physical description 158 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 26 cm
Notes Includes index.
Summary 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.
Subject Samurai -- History.
Samurai -- History -- Case studies.
Armies -- Japan -- History -- 16th century.
Armies -- Japan -- History -- 16th century -- Case studies.
Japan -- History, Military -- To 1868.
Japan -- History, Military -- To 1868 -- Case studies.
Army operations History.
ISBN 1854092804 £18.99 : Formerly CIP
1854094327 (paperback)

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