Samurai: An Encyclopedia of Japan's Cultured Warriors

by
Constantine Nomikos Vaporis Ph.D.author

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis,, PhD, is professor of history at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is author of several books, including Voices of Early Modern Japan.

Samurai: An Encyclopedia of Japan's Cultured Warriors

20190331

ABC-CLIO

Pages 456
Topics World History: Culture;Military History;Azuchi Castle;Bushi;Fukuzawa Yukichi;Imjin War (Ceramic Wars);Kansei Reform;Katana;Kokudaka System;Meiji Restoration;Noh Theater;Osaka, Battle of;Seppuku

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Samurai: An Encyclopedia of Japan's Cultured Warriors

Author(s): Vaporis, Constantine;
Contributors: Vaporis, Constantine;
Abstract:

Alphabetically arranged entries along with primary source documents provide a comprehensive examination of the lives of Japan's samurai during the Tokugawa or Edo period, 1603–1868, a time when Japan transitioned from civil war to extended peace.


• Highlights important events related to the samurai and overviews the background of the samurai

• Offers more than 100 alphabetically arranged reference entries for authoritative information about the samurai and their world

• Includes sidebars of interesting facts, notes the role of the samurai in popular culture, and mentions various tourist sites for readers to visit

• Provides suggestions for further reading, and an end-of-work bibliography directing users to other important works about the samurai

• Features more than 50 photos related to the samurai and their world

SortTitle: samurai: an encyclopedia of japan's cultured warriors
Keyword(s): World History: Culture; Military History; Azuchi Castle; Bushi; Fukuzawa Yukichi; Imjin War (Ceramic Wars); Kansei Reform; Katana; Kokudaka System; Meiji Restoration; Noh Theater; Osaka, Battle of; Seppuku
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Constantine Nomikos Vaporis Ph.D.author

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis,, PhD, is professor of history at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is author of several books, including Voices of Early Modern Japan.

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Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 456
Publication Date: 20190331