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Harvard East Asian Monographs 157

Heavenly Warriors

The Evolution of Japan’s Military, 500–1300

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$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674387041

Publication Date: 04/15/1996


400 pages

6 x 9 inches

14 maps 14 b/w

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Wayne Farris’s Heavenly Warriors…is a challenging re-interpretation of Japan’s early military history and warrior tradition… [It] is both polemical and thought provoking. It is detailed and based on extensive reading of Japanese primary and secondary materials.—Martin Collcutt, Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies

Farris advances our understanding of Japan’s military enormously.Journal of Asian Studies

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