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Giving up the gun

Japan"s reversion to the sword, 1543-1879

by Noel Perrin

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Published by D. R. Godine in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Firearms -- Japan -- History,
    • Swordplay -- Japan -- History,
    • Japan -- History -- Period of civil wars, 1480-1603,
    • Japan -- History -- Tokugawa period, 1600-1868

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 113-122.

      StatementNoel Perrin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS868.2 .P47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 122 p. :
      Number of Pages122
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4751456M
      ISBN 100879232781
      LC Control Number78074252

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