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A samurai castle

Author: Fiona Macdonald; David Antram; John James
Publisher: New York : Peter Bedrick Books, [1995] ©1995
Series: Inside story (Peter Bedrick Books)
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of the samurai castles of medieval Japan with information on the role of samurai, shogun, and women in feudal Japanese society, on religious beliefs, and on arms and armor of the period.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Macdonald; David Antram; John James
ISBN: 0872263819 9780872263819
OCLC Number: 32130576
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
Contents: Who were the samurai? --
Japanese society --
Choosing the site --
Building the castle --
Castle design --
Elegant interiors --
People of the castle --
Castles and towns --
Entertaining visitors --
Women's lives --
Samurai training --
Arms and armor --
A day in the life of a samurai --
New samurai style --
At the theater --
A warlord and his army --
On patrol --
Castle under siege --
The end of the samurai --
Some famous samurai.
Series Title: Inside story (Peter Bedrick Books)
Responsibility: Fiona Macdonald, [illustrators] David Antram, John James.
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Traces the history of the samurai castles of medieval Japan with information on the role of samurai, shogun, and women in feudal Japanese society, on religious beliefs, and on arms and armor of the period.

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