TITLE

Between the 15th and early 17th centuries, mounted samurai ruled Japan's battlefields

AUTHOR(S)
Blumberg, Arnold
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Military History;Dec2004, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the mounted samurai in Japan's battlefields from the 15th century to 17th century. Reason behind the ineffectiveness of Japan's cavalry in ancient and medieval period; Background of the samurai; Kinds of swords developed in the mid-15th century; Importance of the samurai to Japanese armies.
ACCESSION #
14682313

 

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