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This title details the culture, weapons, armour and training of the elite samurai warrior class in the fascinating Age of Battles period (1550-1600). This was a period of vital importance not only because of the political effects of the chaos but also due to the changes in warfare that occurred. In 1542 the Portuguese introduced the matchlock musket into Japanese warfare, and this book traces the effect that this important innovation had on the samurai. Life outside the field of battle is also examined, making this an unmissable book for those interested in this brave warrior caste.

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Published Feb 20 2013
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781472801777
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 52 b/w; 12 col
Series Warrior
Short code WAR 7
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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