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10 thoughts on “Warriors of Medieval Japan

  1. says:

    An excellent overview of the four segments of the Japanese military in the period known as the Age of the Warring States Turnbull divides the book into four sections and examines the Samurai, Ashigaru, Ninja and finally the Warrior Monks, looking closely at their daily lives, skills, accoutrements and weaponry And except for a few notable names, the book is about the ordinary people, not the great names of history.Warriors of Medieval Japan is by no means an all encompassing book, but it is ed An excellent overview of the four segments of the Japanese military in the period known as the Age of the Warring States Turnbull divides the book into four sections and examines the Samurai, Ashigaru, Ninja and finally the Warrior Monks, looking closely at their daily lives, skills, accoutrements and weaponry And except for a few notable names, the book is about the ordinary people, not the great names of history.Warriors of Medieval Japan is by no means an all encompassing book, but it is educational, interesting and highly readable to the casual reader, who just wants a little background information without being overloaded with technical information Not to mention full of period pictures and modern photographs


  2. says:

    Great overview on the main types of warriors of medieval japan as the title sugests Especially interesting were the chapters about warrior monks and the famous ninja.


  3. says:

    I have enjoyed reading Stephen Turnbull s two Samurai books The pictures are marvelous and they are have informative works I look forward to readingbooks by Turnbull.


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Warriors of Medieval Japan [PDF / EPUB] Warriors of Medieval Japan The fearless, elite warriors of medieval Japan were loyal comrades but deadly foes Whether foot soldier, samurai or trained assassin, these men were driven by strict codes of honor and bound by deep a The fearless, elite Warriors of Medieval Japan were loyal comrades but deadly foes Warriors of PDF/EPUB ² Whether foot soldier, samurai or trained assassin, these men were driven by strict codes of honor and bound by deep allegiances of rank, family or religionThis book examines the military lives of four formidable warrior types, covering the samurai and the ninja as well as the experiences of warrior monks and ashigaru foot soldiers, less familiar to western readers The recruitment, training and equipment of each warrior type are described, and their beliefs, motivation and experience of warfare are explored Rare material from Japanese sources makes this a highly authoritative treatment of the military elites of medieval Japan, brought to life by lavish illustrations and photography.

    Warriors of Medieval Japan Epub å Warriors of the military lives of four formidable warrior types, covering the samurai and the ninja as well as the experiences of warrior monks and ashigaru foot soldiers, less familiar to western readers The recruitment, training and equipment of each warrior type are described, and their beliefs, motivation and experience of warfare are explored Rare material from Japanese sources makes this a highly authoritative treatment of the military elites of medieval Japan, brought to life by lavish illustrations and photography."/>
  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Warriors of Medieval Japan
  • Stephen Turnbull
  • English
  • 24 August 2019
  • 1846032202

About the Author: Stephen Turnbull

Stephen Richard Turnbull is British a historian specializing in eastern military history, especially Warriors of PDF/EPUB ² the samurai of Japan His books are mainly on Japanese and Mongolian subjects He attended Cambridge University where he gained his first degree He currently holds an MA in Theology, MA in Military History and a PhD from the University of Leeds where he is currently a lecturer in Far Eastern Religions He has also written a number of books on other medieval topics.