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Legends of the samurai

Author: 佐蕂紘彰, 1942- ; Hiroaki Sato
Publisher: New York : Overlook Duckworth, 2012, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Contains translations of original samurai tales, from mythological tales to the early eighteenth century, revealing the changing character of the samurai from warrior to political force.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 佐蕂紘彰, 1942- ; Hiroaki Sato
ISBN: 1590207300 9781590207307 0715643630 9780715643631
OCLC Number: 757470066
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: Previously published in 1995 by Overlook Press, Woodstock, Vt.
Description: xxxix, 391 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Samurai prowess --
Battles joined --
The way of the warrior --
A modern retelling.
Responsibility: Hiroaki Sato.


Over the decades the reputation of the samurai has grown to mythical proportions, owing to such films as Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai and Yojimbo as well as works such as James Clavell's epic  Read more...


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