wrote Hired Swords: The Rise of Private Warrior Power in Early Japan
comprising 284 pages back in 1996.
Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0804726965 and 9780804726962.
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Tracing the evolution of state military institutions from the seventh to the twelfth centuries, this book challenges much of the received wisdom of Western scholarship on the origins and early development of warriors in Japan.