What Life Was Like Among Samurai and Shoguns

What Life Was Like Among Samurai and Shoguns

Japan, AD 1000-1700

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
Describes the Japanese court, the world of the samurai, and the relationships between men and women

Book News
This beautifully illustrated volume (one of a world-history series from Time-Life books) tells the story of a grand empress's unstoppable ambition to determine who would rule her nation, as well as other compelling tales of the men and women of medieval Japan. It focuses upon the daily lives of emperors and artisans, samurai and poets, and courtesans and monks in the capitals of Kyoto and Edo, in the countryside, in various castle towns and military fortifications, and in action on the battlefield. The distinctive and colorful scroll paintings bring Japan's people, places, and events vividly to life. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Time Life, c1999
ISBN: 9780783554624
Branch Call Number: 952 Wha
Characteristics: 144 p. : col. ill
Alternative Title: Among Samurai and Shoguns


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