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The First Samurai

The Life and Legend of the Warrior Rebel, Taira Masakado

by Karl Friday

  • 161 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Wiley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Biography: general,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Japan - History,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • General,
  • Historical - General,
  • Medieval,
  • History / General,
  • 903 or 4-940,
  • Biography,
  • Generals,
  • Japan,
  • Taira, Masakado,,
  • Tengyåo Revolt, 938-940

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10335706M
    ISBN 10047176082X
    ISBN 109780471760825

    The Book of Samurai series presents the lost arts of the samurai in the English language for the first time. Antony Cummins and Yoshie Minami have brought the teachings of the famed samurai school Natori-Ry? back to life through The Book of Samurai series, and present the lost arts of the samurai in the English language for the first time.   In the book, The Samurai: Swords, Shoguns and Seppuku, author Ben Hubbard writes that “this particularly well-aimed and probably painful last shot would pass through two sides of a boatload of Taira samurai and sink it. In the end, though, the Taira trapped Tametomo in a house, where he would famously cut open his stomach while standing with.

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It is the kind of story from which great tragic operas are made: A brave warrior of noble birth and royal ancestry runs afoul of a jealous neighbor who then ambushes him in the /5(13). The First Samurai book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

It’s a samurai showdown as Team Geronimo follows the Pirate Cats /5. Filled with harrowing battle scenes, enchanting portraits of early Japan, and astounding legends of Masakado's celebrated life after death, The First Samurai is a must-read for anyone interested in the samurai, early Japanese history, and a whopping good tale well by: 4.

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I must outdo Ludo, because he is younger than I am but smarter than I am. My father says that this is ridiculous, as Ludo is a fictional : New Directions Publishing Corporation. Feudal Japan of the first Tokugawa dynasty, meet a cluster of Pirate Cats. While they are trying to convince the emperor to give them a fiefdom, Geronimo unwittingly becomes a legendary samurai swordsman, Trap shows off his appetite for 17th-century Japanese food.

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Young Samurai is a series of martial arts/action-adventure stories written by Chris Bradford, set in 17th century Japan, following the exploits of an English boy, Jack Fletcher, as he strives to be the first gaijin samurai.

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The First Samurai will remain the definitive study of the legendary warrior and his age for years to come." – Thomas D. Conlan, Bowdoin College Synopsis. This book presents a portrait of Japan's first significant samurai leader and his world. Was samurai warrior Taira Masakado a quixotic megalomaniac or a hero swept up by events beyond his /5(10).

The First Samurai: The Life and Legend of the Warrior Rebel, Taira Masakado. Written by Karl Friday Review by Viviane Crystal. Taira Masakado, a fifth-generation descendant of Emperor Kashiwabara, is a cultured aristocrat whose response to attack prompts an appropriate response.

Get this from a library. The first samurai: the life and legend of the warrior rebel Taira Masakado. [Karl F Friday] -- "It is the kind of story from which great tragic operas are made: A brave warrior of noble birth and royal ancestry runs afoul of a jealous neighbor who then ambushes him in the countryside.

The. The First Book Of Its Kind In English, Important When Published Because Of The Post-Wwii Situation Where The Number Of Samurai Swords In America, Estimated At , Was Greater Than The Number Remaining In Japan. Book Is Fine, No Wear, Spine Gilt Brilliant, Previous Owner's Inscription On Page Before The Second Half-Title.

The First Samurai The Life and Legend of the Warrior Rebel Taira Masakado (Book): Friday, Karl F.: A portrait of Japan's first significant samurai leader and his world Was samurai warrior Taira Masakado a quixotic megalomaniac or a hero swept up by events beyond his control?

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