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Ashigaru 1467-1649 (Warrior 29)
by Stephen Turnbull, Howard Gerrard, Stephen Turnball
Paperback - 64 pages (April )
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1841761494

Bushido: The Warriors Code
by Inazo Nitobe, et al
(Paperback -- March 1989)

Bushido : The Way of the Samurai (Square One Classics)
by Tsunetomo Yamamoto, et al
Paperback - 109 pages
Square One Publishers; ISBN: 0757000266

Early Samurai : 200-1500 AD (Elite Series, Vol. 35)
by Anthony J. Bryant, Angus McBride (Illustrator)
Paperback - 64 pages (June 1991)
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855321319

Hired Swords: The Rise of Private Warrior Power in Early Japan
by Karl F. Friday
Paperback from Stanford University Press

 

Japanese Castles 1540-1640
by Stephen Turnbull, Peter Dennis
Paperback from Osprey Pub Co
 
Japanese Warrior Costumes
by Ming-Ju Sun
Paperback: ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.13 x 12.27 x 9.26
Publisher: Dover Pubns; (April )
ISBN: 0486410463

Legends of the Samurai
by Hiroaki Sato
(Hardcover)

The Origins of Japan's Medieval World: Courtiers, Clerics, Warriors, and Peasants in the Fourteenth Century
by Jeffrey P. Mass
Listed under Medieval Japan

Nagashino 1575 : Slaughter at the Barricades (Campaign , Vol 60)
by Stephen Turnbull
Sixteenth century Japan was a maelstrom of warring clans. In 1595 the samurai of Takeda Katsuyori stormed the castle of Nagashino, defended by 3,000 musketeers under Oda Nobunaga. The cream of Japan's warrior elite were slaughtered by the humble Ashigaru armed with their lethal arquebuses, changing the face of Japanese warfare forever. Amazon.com
Paperback - 96 pages (April )
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855326191

The Samurai : A Military History
by Stephen Turnbull
(Paperback)

Samurai Armies 1550-1615 (Men at Arms Series, 86)
by Stephen Turnbull
Paperback - 48 pages (December 1979)
Stackpole Books; ISBN: 085045302X

The Samurai (No. 23 Elite Series)
by Anthony Briant, Angus McBride (Illustrator)
Paperback - 64 pages (May 1989)
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 0850458978

Samurai : 1550-1600 (Warrior, No 7)
by Anthony J. Bryant, Angus McBride (Illustrator), Tony Bryant, Christa Hook (Illustrator)
Paperback - 64 pages
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855323451
 

Samurai: An Illustrated History
Samurai: An Illustrated History
by Mitsuo Kure
Hardcover from Charles E Tuttle Co
 
Sekigahara 1600 : The Final Struggle for Power (Campaign Series, 40)
by Anthony J. Bryant. Paperback

 
Samurai Warfare
by Stephen Turnbull
Paperback - 160 pages
Arms & Armour; ISBN: 1854094327
 

Samurai : The Weapons and Spirit of the Japanese Warrior
by Clive Sinclaire
Listed under Samurai Swords & Armor

Warrior Rule in Japan
by Marius Jansen
Book Description: Japan was ruled by warriors for the better part of a millennium. From the twelfth to the nineteenth century its political history was dominated by the struggle of competing leagues of fighting men. This volume, comprised of chapters taken from Volumes 3 and 4 of The Cambridge History of Japan, traces the institutional development of warrior rule and dominance. Although samurai influence waned with the development of constitutional government, warrior values remained central to the ethical code of modern Japan.
Hardcover from Cambridge University Press

A Way to Victory : The Annotated Book of Five Rings
by Musashi Miyamoto, Hidy Ochiai (Translator)
A vibrant new translation and a guided tour through the history and strategy lessons of the most influential martial arts treatise ever written.
Listed under Martial Arts

A Samurai Castle (Inside Story)
by Fiona MacDonald, David Antram (Illustrator), John James (Illustrator)
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Library Binding - 48 pages (December )
Peter Bedrick Books; ISBN: 0872263819
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