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Sword of the samurai

adventure stories from Japan

by Eric A. Kimmel

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace in San Diego, Calif, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Children"s stories, American,
    • Samurai -- Juvenile fiction,
    • Samurai -- Fiction,
    • Short stories,
    • Japan -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      Seven short stories about samurai warriors, their way of life, courage, wit, and foolishness.

      Edition Notes

      StatementEric A. Kimmel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.K5648 Sw 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination114 p. ;
      Number of Pages114
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL356771M
      ISBN 100152019855
      LC Control Number98016633
      OCLC/WorldCa38898053

      Sword of the Samurai is the 20 th entry in the Fighting Fantasy series of Gamebooks, written by the combined effort of Mark Smith and Jamie Thompson, this time forfeiting the traditional European fantasy setting for something closer to Jidai Geki.. You are a samurai from Hachiman, in Khul, and you're the Shogun's champion. One day, you're summoned by your lord to . Swords became exclusively associated with the samurai after CE when Toyotomi Hideyoshi ( CE) promoted a lasting peace by forbidding anyone but members of the warrior class from carrying weapons. This was a strategy attempted by his predecessors and it became known as ‘sword hunts’ (katanagari) when officials ensured that nobody outside the government’s army possessed swords.

      Sword of the Samurai: Adventure Stories from Japan Eric A. Kimmel, Author Harcourt Children's Books $15 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.   Sword of the samurai by Eric A. Kimmel. Publication date Topics Children's stories, American, Samurai -- Juvenile fiction, Samurai -- Fiction, Short stories, Japan -- Fiction Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on May 3, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:

      This book explores the astonishing craftsmanship that gave the katana its particular qualities, as well as the swordsmanship of famous samurai and great masters, and recounts dramatic tales of the katana's use - from private duels and revenge killings to its role in full-scale samurai warfare. Book . Sword of the Samurai by Michael Reaves and Steve Perry illustrated by Steve Leialoha A Byron Preiss Book Time Machine 3_Samurai 3/19/01 PM Page 3.


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