A Brief History of the Samurai

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/4/2010
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group

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From a leading expert in Japanese history, this is one of the first full histories of the art and culture of the samurai warrior. The samurai emerged as a warrior caste in medieval Japan and would have a powerful influence on the history and culture of the country for the next 500 years.

Author Biography

Jonathan Clements is a leading historian of Japan and China. He is the author of Beijing: The Biography of a City and A Brief History of the Vikings, as well as the highly acclaimed Schoolgirl Milky Crisis: Adventures in the Anime and Manga Trade. He lives in Finland and Tokyo.

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