Samurai Commanders (2)

1577–1638

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Description

This second volume about Japan's samurai commanders covers the generals of the later years of the Age of the Warring States, 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.

Product details

Published Jun 20 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781782000457
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 55 b/w; 8 col
Series Elite
Short code ELI 128
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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