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Author Bottomley, I. (Ian), 1940-

Title Arms & armor of the samurai : the history of weaponry in ancient Japan / [I. Bottomley & A. Hopson].

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Crescent Books : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1988.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    355.8241 BOT    Available
Description 192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Series (A Bison book)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 189) and index.
Contents The origins of the warrior class -- The samurai during the Gempei Wars -- The Kamakura and Nambokucho periods -- Civil unrest: the Ashikaga Shogunate -- The evolution of modern armour -- The arrival of the southern barbarians -- Japan in isolation: the Edo period.
Subject Weapons -- Japan -- History.
Armor -- Japan -- History.
Added Author Hopson, A. (Anthony), 1944-
Added Title Arms and armor of the samurai
ISBN 0517644673 : $12.98

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