Arms and armor of the samurai: the history of weaponry in ancient Japan

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Crescent Books, Jul 20, 1993 - History - 192 pages
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With introduction by Dr. Y. Sasan. Expertly written and researched history of Japanese weaponry. Traces the rise, development, and demise of the Samurai who dominated Japan for over 700 years. With many previously unpublished photographs. 270 illustrations.

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Foreword
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two The Samurai during the Gempei Wars
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three The Kamakura and Nambokucho Periods
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