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Arguably the greatest military commander in the history of the samurai, Toyotomi Hideyoshi rose from the ranks of the peasantry to rule over all Japan. A student of the great unifier Oda Nobunaga, Hideyoshi would later avenge the murder of his master at the battle of Yamazaki.

After consolidating his position, Hideyoshi went on the offensive, conquering the southern island of Kyushu in 1587 and defeating the Hojo in 1590. By 1591, he had accomplished the reunification of Japan. This book looks at the complete story of Hideyoshi's military accomplishments, from his days as a tactical leader to his domination of the Japanese nation.

About the Author

Stephen Turnbull took his first degree at Cambridge University, and has two MAs (in Theology and Military History) from Leeds University. In 1996 he received a PhD from Leeds for his work on Japanese religious history. He travels extensively in Europe and the Far East and also runs a well-used picture library.

His work has been recognized by the awarding of the Canon Prize of the British Association for Japanese Studies and a Japan Festival Literary Award. In 2008 he was appointed Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies at Akita International University in Japan. Stephen Turnbull currently divides his time between lecturing in Japanese Religion and History at Leeds University and freelance writing. The author lives in Leeds, UK.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781846039607
Author:
Turnbull, Stephen
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Illustrator:
Rava, Giuseppe
Author:
Rava, Giuseppe
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Biography-Military
Subject:
Japan
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Command
Series Volume:
06
Publication Date:
20100731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
47 COL
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9.70x7.24x.22 in. .47 lbs.

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