History's Fearless Fighters: Samurai, 1st Edition

  • Rupert Matthews
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1482431793
  • ISBN-13: 9781482431797
  • DDC: 952.03
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Japanese samurai followed a strict code of honor called bushido, valuing courage, benevolence, and respect above all else. This interesting part of Japanese history will draw in readers with its mystery, brutality, and cultural significance. Full-color photographs and historical images of real samurai give faces to these fearless fighters, while fascinating details about samurai training and their influence on modern Japan will engage readers with the nation's history and present-day reality.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Way of the Warrior!.
2: Born Out of Chaos.
3: Focus On - Ronin.
4: Noble Weapons.
5: Focus On - Sieges.
6: Bushido.
7: Focus On - Women Samurai.
8: Samurai in Battle.
9: Focus On - Tactics.
10: Focus On - Supreme Samurai.
11: The Last Samurai.
12: What Happened When?.
What Do You Know?.
Further Information.
Answers to Quiz.