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Samurai Commanders (2) : 1577-1638
by Stephen Turnbull and Richard Hook


Overview - This second volume about Japan's samurai commanders covers the generals of the later years of the Age of the Warring States (Sengoku period), a period when only the most able leaders survived. This was a time when the prowess of a commander was measured as much by his strategic and organizational abilities as by his individual fighting skills and he was expected to give as great a show of strength in the council chamber as on the battlefield.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This second volume about Japan's samurai commanders covers the generals of the later years of the Age of the Warring States (Sengoku period), a period when only the most able leaders survived. This was a time when the prowess of a commander was measured as much by his strategic and organizational abilities as by his individual fighting skills and he was expected to give as great a show of strength in the council chamber as on the battlefield. This book discusses the lives, battles and wider roles of talented commanders such as Oda Nobunaga and Toyotomi Hideyoshi - great men who stood out prominently due to their elaborate suits of armour and helmets, their stunning personal heraldry and their great armies.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781841767444
  • ISBN-10: 1841767441
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing (UK)
  • Publish Date: August 2005
  • Page Count: 64
  • Dimensions: 9.78 x 7.36 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.49 pounds

Series: Elite #3

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Books > History > Military - Wars & Conflicts (Other)
Books > History > Asia - Japan

 
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