Famous Japanese swordsmen of the warring states period

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Iizasa, Ienao, -- 1387-1448, Koizumi, Nobutsuna, -- 1508-1577, Swordsmen -- Japan -- Biography, Japan -- History -- 1333-1600 -- Biog
StatementWilliam de Lange.
GenreBiography.
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LC ClassificationsDS865.A1 D45 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 240 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18586372M
ISBN 101891640437
LC Control Number2006047584

The book deals primarily with the Onin wars of the Warring States period (). If you are unfamiliar with Japanese history and are challenged reading and remembering Japanese people and name-places, you may find this a struggle.

Maybe try reading /5(6). Famous Japanese Swordsmen of the Warring States book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Rich in disasters, dreadful in its b /5. These two famous swordsmen come off as supporting characters in their own book while much focus is put on the more historically famous Nitta Yoshisada, Ashikaga Takauji, Minamoto-no-Yoshimoto, Taira-no-Kiyomori, etc Now the sparse information on the these two swordsmen is not the fault of the s: 3.

Rich in disasters, dreadful in its battles, rent by its seditions, and even cruel in its times of peace, the Warring States period () was the most destructive in Japan's long history of civil strife.

It began when the dearly won supremacy of the Ashikaga clan was squandered by a weak and indecisive ruler, allowing the jealous rivalry between local warlords to spiral irrevocably out of 1/5(1).

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From the author of the bestselling Famous Japanese Swordsmen: The Warring States comes more solid sword history in the guise of thrilling narrative. The Two Courts Period was a turning point in Japan's medieval era-a time when an unbridgeable rift appeared in the fragile fabric of Japanese /5(4).

Famous Japanese Swordsmen of the Warring States Period, by William de Lang, takes as its subject two important individuals: Iizasa Choisai Ienao (Iizasa Yamashiro) (), founder of the Kashima Shinto style of swordsmanship, and Kamiizumi Ise no Kami Nobutsuna (), founder of.

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To give a short overview of blade-smiting in Japan, there were four major historical periods: Koto (), Shinto (), Gendai (end of World War II), and Shinsaku (the modern period).

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The Two Courts Period was a turning point in Japan's medieval era—a time when an unbridgeable rift appeared in the fragile fabric of Japanese feudal society. Famous Japanese Swordsmen: The Warring States Period, Floating World Editions. ISBN ; Otake, Risuke ().

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Famous Japanese Swordsmen. of the Warring States Period. by William de Lange “Rich in disasters, dreadful in its battles, rent by its seditions, and even cruel in its times of peace,” the Warring States period (–) was the most destructive in Japan’s long history of civil strife.

The Warring States Period The Warring States period (–) was the most destructive in Japan’s long history of civil strife. It began when the dearly won supremacy of the Ashikaga clan was squandered by a weak and indecisive ruler, allowing the jealous rivalry between local warlords to spiral irrevocably out of control.

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Click and Collect from your local Waterstones. Famous Japanese Swordsmen: Of the Warring States Period available in Hardcover. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN and even cruel in its times of peace, the Warring States period () was the most destructive in Japan's long history of civil strife.

It began when the dearly won supremacy of the Ashikaga clan was squandered Price: $ Famous Japanese Swordsmen: Of the Warring States Period True stories of the two greatest sword heroes of the Waring States Period (–).

This was the most destructive period in Japan’s history. It was a time when thousands of warriors either perished or. Hikita Bungorō (疋田 文五郎, –), Kagetada by his was a Japanese swordsman during the Sengoku period of the 16th century.

Hikita Bungoro was the nephew of the famous swordsman Kamiizumi Hidetsuna, in which they were both very well versed in the ways of r famous swordsman by the name of Yagyū Muneyoshi (the father of Yagyū.

Japanese swordsmen - the mind and technique of a samurai handed down and inherited from cotton, its secrets released at once. (History group image series) Mook - /4 Originated in the age of warring States, developed in the Edo Period, Taisei Japanese fencing school Rating: % positive.

FAMOUS JAPANESE SWORDSMEN. The Two Cours Period. The Two Courts Period (–92) was a turning point in Japan's medieval era—a time when an unbridgeable rift appeared in the fragile fabric of Japanese feudal society.

On each side stood a separate imperial court, each with its. Miyamoto Musashi, famous Japanese soldier-artist of the early Edo (Tokugawa) period (–). Musashi began his career as a fighter early in life when, at he killed a man in single combat.

In he was on the losing side of the Battle of Sekigahara (which paved the way for establishing. item 1 Famous Japanese Swordsmen: Of the Warring States Period, New Books 1 - Famous Japanese Swordsmen: Of the Warring States Period, New Books AU $ +AU $ postage.

Oda Nobunaga was a powerful samurai daimyo warlord who initiated the unification of Japan near the end of the Warring States period. He lived a life of continuous military conquest, and captured a third of Japan before his death in a coup.

He is remembered as one of the most brutal and brash figures of the Warring States period. Are there any ancient books on Chinese or Japanese martial arts.

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How do you define ‘ancient’. There are a number of surviving books and scrolls from Japan that are hundreds of years old - some from the s, more from the s, many from the   The Best Sword Master. Historical records show that Priest Masamune was the most well-known blade smith ever lived in Japan.

Even though he lived in the late 13th and the early 14th centuries, the sword collections of the Tokugawa shogunate in the 18th century used mostly his swords or the swords made by his students. The circle indicate the time we are discussing in this section. Under political history, Sengoku Period (戦国時代), is a part of the Muromachi (室町) period.

But under sword history, we separate the Muromachi period and the Sengoku period (Warring States period). This is due to the sword style changed and the environment of sword making changed a lot.

Listed below are 20 famous Samurai names alongside a description of their role In Japanese history. Abe Masakatsu – Son of Abe Masanobu, served the Tokugawa Ieyasu. Akai Terukage – Sengoku period Samurai, Lord of Tatebayashi Castle. Akao Kiyotsuna – Late Sengoku period Samurai, one-third of the “Three Generals of the Azai.”.

Oda Nobunaga probably wasn't the first user of guns in Japan but he was one of the most popular advocates of guns. Oda Nobunaga mass-produced gunpowder and muskets during the Warring States period.

All this happened in the s / 16th century. Japan not only "knew about guns", but knew about their efficacy in combat after Oda Nobunaga.Famous Samurai The Warring States Period (TOYO Illustrated Editions) by xirid Leave a Comment.Culture.

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