The Japanese Sword: The Soul of the Samurai

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V&A, 2000 - Japan - 128 pages
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Drawing on the V&A's magnificent collection, this illustrated survey examines the development of the Japanese sword in an historical and social context from the 8th to the 12th century.

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Contents

Acknowledgements
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Origins of the Japanese Sword
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Development in the Heian Period ad 7941185
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Copyright

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