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THE SAMURAI SOURCEBOOK
Written by one of the world’s foremost authorities on samurai history,
Dr. Stephen Turnbull, and at 320 pages including index, the Samurai Sourcebook
is quite possibly one of the most informative, detailed and well researched books
on the samurai available in English.
First published in 1998, the book features over 175 maps, diagrams and illustrations
adding to the well written text explaining the essentials of samurai warfare, weapons
and armour, strategy and tactics, samurai customs and culture, as well as cataloguing
major battles and sieges. A who’s who of the samurai world is also covered, along with
a number of stories regarding various samurai exploits.
A must have book in the library of anyone interested in Japanese history and the samurai.
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