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The samurai tradition

The samurai tradition

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Published by Edition Synapse, Japan Library in Tokyo, Surrey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Samurai.,
  • Bushido.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBushi no dentō
    Statementedited by Stephen Turnbull.
    SeriesKey papers on Japan - series
    ContributionsTurnbull, Stephen R.
    The Physical Object
    Formatporn
    Pagination2 v. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22417847M
    ISBN 101873410220, 4931444350


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