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Heavenly Warriors : The Evolution of Japan's Military, 500-1300
by William Wayne Farris


Overview - "In a government, military matters are the essential thing," said Japan's "Heavenly Warrior," the Emperor Temmu, in 684. Heavenly Warriors traces in detail the evolutionary development of weaponry, horsemanship, military organization, and tactics from Japan's early conflicts with Korea up to the full-blown system of the samurai.  Read more...

 
Paperback - Revised Ed.
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Overview
"In a government, military matters are the essential thing," said Japan's "Heavenly Warrior," the Emperor Temmu, in 684. Heavenly Warriors traces in detail the evolutionary development of weaponry, horsemanship, military organization, and tactics from Japan's early conflicts with Korea up to the full-blown system of the samurai. Enhanced by illustrations and maps, and with a new preface by the author, this book will be indispensable for students of military history and Japanese political history.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780674387041
  • ISBN-10: 067438704X
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publish Date: April 1996
  • Page Count: 400
  • Dimensions: 8.78 x 5.89 x 1.21 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds

Series: Harvard East Asian Monographs (Paperback) #115

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