Japan Before Tokugawa
Political Consolidation and Economic Growth, 1500-1650
S. Hall, Nagahara Keiji, & Kozo Yamamura
These papers by leading specialists on sixteenth-century Japan explore Japan's transition from medieval (Chusei) to early modern (Kinsei) society. During this time, regional lords (daimyo) first battled for local autonomy and then for national supremacy.
Originally published in 1981.
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