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Clouds above the hill : a historical novel of the Russo-Japanese war. Volume 4

Author: Ryōtarō Shiba; Andrew Cobbing; Phyllis Birnbaum
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Clouds above the Hill is the best-selling novel ever in Japan, and is now translated into English for the first time. An epic portrait of Japan in crisis, it combines graphic military history and highly readable fiction to depict an aspiring nation modernizing at breakneck speed. Best-selling author Shiba Ryotaro devoted an entire decade of his life to this extraordinary blockbuster, which features Japan's emerging  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ryotaro, Shiba.
Clouds above the Hill : A Historical Novel of the Russo-Japanese War, Volume 4.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Named Person: Ryōtarō Shiba; Ryōtarō Shiba
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ryōtarō Shiba; Andrew Cobbing; Phyllis Birnbaum
ISBN: 9781134679232 1134679238
OCLC Number: 910650235
Notes: Translated from the Japanese.
Print version cataloged as a monographic set by the Library of Congress.
Description: 1 online resource (397 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS; CHRONOLOGY OF MAJOR EVENTS; JAPANESE AND RUSSIAN FLEETS AT TSUSHIMA; A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR; MAPS; Part 7; 1 Battle; 2 Retreat; 3 To the east; 4 Far-off battleships; 5 Miyakojima; Part 8; 1 Enemy warships sighted; 2 Weighing anchor; 3 Okinoshima; 4 Sea of destiny; 5 Firing commands; 6 Mortal combat; 7 Utsuryōtō; 8 Nebogatov; 9 Hill in the rain; A NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR 1: ON BEGINNING TO WRITE CLOUDS ABOVE THE HILL; A NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR 2: ON VICTORY AND DEFEAT; GLOSSARY.
Other Titles: Saka no ue no kumo.
Responsibility: Shiba Ryōtarō ; translated by Andrew Cobbing ; edited by Phyllis Birnbaum.

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Clouds above the Hill is the best-selling novel ever in Japan, and is now translated into English for the first time. An epic portrait of Japan in crisis, it combines graphic military history and highly readable fiction to depict an aspiring nation modernizing at breakneck speed. Best-selling author Shiba Ryotaro devoted an entire decade of his life to this extraordinary blockbuster, which features Japan's emerging onto the world stage by the early years of the 20th century.

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