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Samurai Banner of Furin Kazan (Tuttle Classics) by Yasushi Inoue,Yoko Riley PDF

By Yasushi Inoue,Yoko Riley

ISBN-10: 0804837015

ISBN-13: 9780804837019

The Samurai Banner of Furin Kazan offers a correct portrait of this period in jap heritage.

Originally released in eastern in 1959, this vintage novel by way of Yasushi Inoue happens through the eastern Warring period (1467-1573)—a time whilst a fractured Japan was once governed by means of 3 younger robust warlords: Takeda Shingen, Iwagawa Yoshimoto and Hojo Ujiyasu. the tale specializes in Takeda Shingen and his one-eyed, crippled strategist, Yamamoto Kansuke. the bright suggestions of Kansuke, encouraged via his ardour for battle and his admiration for his enemies' battle strategies, are superbly expressed all through this book.

Takeda Shingen—a proud and assured warlord—wants to extend his territory. while he keeps the bold and mysterious Yamamoto Kansuke—a masterless, unheralded samurai—as his warfare strategist, he discovers a daring and crafty collaborator. Kansuke's skills at international relations and his prescient realizing of conflict approach leads Shingen's extended family to nice good fortune, a course which leads the pair to Princess Yuu. while Kansuke discovers her one of the ruins of a fort he has simply captured, she is set to dedicate ritual suicide, jigaki. Kansuke falls below her spell—and convinces her to dwell to hold on her family's lineage. The conflicting goals of Shingen, Kansuke, and Princess Yuu are on the center of this complicated and very dramatic tale. all the 3 wishes the others so one can reach their objectives. in spite of everything, the traces among who's utilizing whom are blurred past understanding.

Though there is a few doubt as to if Kansuke particularly existed, the old narrative and depictions of lifestyle current a special and fascinating examine the top of the feudal period in Japan.

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