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Castles in Japan

Behind the glossy facade of modern Japan there survive remnants?some of them surprisingly well preserved?of the country's feudal past, of warlords and fighting samurai, of shoguns and sequestered emperors, of princes and peasants. This book vividly presents the castles of Japan, more than 80 of them altogether, ranging geographically from Matsumae on the northern island of Hakkaido to Kagoshima in southern KyushuThe author brings not only an immense knowledge but also a deep feeling for Japan and things Japanese to this sensitive study, formed from both the historian's and the sightseer's per
eBook, English, 1974
C.E. Tuttle Co., Rutland, Vt., 1974