Shogun : The Life of Tokugawa Ieyasu. / A. L Sadler.
- ISBN: 9781462916542 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
This book tells the fascinating history of the life of Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu—Japan's most famous Shogun.Since its initial appearance, A.L.Sadler's imposing biography of the Japanese Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu has been recognized as an outstanding contribution to the knowledge of Japanese history. It is also considered the standard reference work on the period that saw the entrenchment of feudalism in Japan and the opening of some two and a half centuries of rigid isolation from the rest of the world.In the course of Japanese history there have been five great military leaders who by common consent stand out above the others of their type. Of these, two lived in the twelfth century, while the other three, Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Tokugawa Ieyasu, were contemporary in the latter half of the sixteenth century. The last of these three, with whose life Mr. Sadler deals, may well be described as having perfected the shogunate system. Not only did Ieyasu...
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