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Taiko : an epic novel of war and glory in feudal Japan

Author: Eiji Yoshikawa
Publisher: Tokyo ; London : Kodansha International, 2000, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This epic set in Feudal Japan begins in the closing decades of the 16th century, when the shogunate has crumbled and rival warlords battle for supremacy. During the devastation that follows, three  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Ausgabe
Named Person: Hideyoshi Toyotomi; Hideyoshi Toyotomi
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eiji Yoshikawa
ISBN: 4770026099 9784770026095
OCLC Number: 248372298
Notes: Originally published: Tokyo : Kodansha International, 1992.
Translated from the Japanese.
Description: 926 p : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Shinsho Taikōki
Responsibility: Eiji Yoshikawa ; translated by William Scott Wilson.

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