Tour of duty : samurai, military service in Edo, and the culture of early modern Japan (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Tour of duty : samurai, military service in Edo, and the culture of early modern Japan

Author: Constantine Nomikos Vaporis
Publisher: Honolulu, TH : University of Hawai'i Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alternate attendance (sankin kotai) was one of the central institutions of Edo-period (1603-1868) Japan and one of the most unusual examples of a system of enforced elite mobility in world history.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Constantine Nomikos Vaporis
ISBN: 9780824832056 0824832051
OCLC Number: 898864593
Description: xii, 318 p. : ill., krt. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Constantine Nomikos Vaporis.
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""This excellent book, a model of what can be achieved through sustained scholarly engagement with an important topic, will be an invaluable resource for anyone with an interest in Tokugawa Japan and Read more...

 
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