Life in Ancient JapanBook - 2005
Despite the influence of powerful neighbors and periods of civil strife, the island nation of Japan remains a land of ancient traditions. This fascinating new book describes how Japan grew from rule by local chieftains to an emperor-led nation with many noble families competing for prominence. Beautiful spreads and full-color photographs unveil Japan's rich history including early pit dwellings, the development of castle towns, and life as a samurai warrior.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Crabtree Pub., c2005.
Branch Call Number: j 952.01 RICHARDS
Characteristics: 32 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.