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A samurai castle / Fiona Macdonald ; [illustrated by] David Antram, John James.

Macdonald, Fiona, 1958- (Author). James, John, 1959- (Added Author). Antram, David, 1958- (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Washington Carnegie PL - Washington J952.2 (Text) 21401000185848 Youth Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0750015861 (lib. bdg.) :
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, 1 map ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Hemel Hempstead : Macdonald Young Books, 1995.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes a glossary and index.
Reading level: 6.9.
Interest grade level : 5 - 8.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Who were the samurai? -- Japanses society -- Choosing the site -- Building the castle -- Castle design -- Elegant interiors -- People of the castle -- Castles and towns -- Entertaining visitors -- Women's lives -- Samurai training -- Arms and armour -- A day in the life of a samurai -- New samurai style -- At the theatre -- A warlord and his army -- On patrol -- Castle under seige -- The end of the samurai -- Some famous samurai.
Summary, etc.:
Step insdie a samurai castle and discover for yourself a warrior civilization based on honour, bravery and fighting skills; including superb cutaway illustrations that provide a vivid insight into the lives of the Japanese samurai.
Target Audience Note:
6.9
5-8
Subject: Castles > Japan > Juvenile literature.
Samurai > Japan > Juvenile literature.
Japan > History > 1185-1868 > Juvenile literature.

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