Toyotomi Hideyoshi: The Background, Strategies, Tactics And Battlefield Experiences Of The Greatest Commanders Of Histo by Stephen TurnbullToyotomi Hideyoshi: The Background, Strategies, Tactics And Battlefield Experiences Of The Greatest Commanders Of Histo by Stephen Turnbull

Toyotomi Hideyoshi: The Background, Strategies, Tactics And Battlefield Experiences Of The Greatest…

byStephen TurnbullIllustratorGiuseppe Rava

Paperback | July 20, 2010

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Arguably the greatest military commander in the history of the samurai, Toyotomi Hideyoshi rose from the ranks of the peasantry to rule over all Japan. A student of the great unifier Oda Nobunaga, Hideyoshi would later avenge the murder of his master at the battle of Yamazaki.

After consolidating his position, Hideyoshi went on the offensive, conquering the southern island of Kyushu in 1587 and defeating the Hojo in 1590. By 1591, he had accomplished the reunification of Japan. This book looks at the complete story of Hideyoshi's military accomplishments, from his days as a tactical leader to his domination of the Japanese nation.

Stephen Turnbull took his first degree at Cambridge University, and has two MAs (in Theology and Military History) from Leeds University. In 1996 he received a PhD from Leeds for his work on Japanese religious history. He travels extensively in Europe and the Far East and also runs a well-used picture library. His work has been recogni...
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Title:Toyotomi Hideyoshi: The Background, Strategies, Tactics And Battlefield Experiences Of The Greatest…Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.86 × 6.92 × 0.23 inPublished:July 20, 2010Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1846039606

ISBN - 13:9781846039607

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