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A good solid history, not too down in the detail. The writer has achieved the perfect balance with excellent analysis to close.Published 9 months ago by Anthony G. Duus
I'm very happy with this item. Well made and shipped professionally all at a very reasonable price. I do recommend this to others.Published 16 months ago by Sama Takeo
Such a wonderful book! Beautifully written , it tells the stories of the Samurai with a remarkable balance between history and literary fiction( the tales of the Samurai can not be... Read morePublished on November 28, 2013 by ernesto
I read this not having had much of an introduction into Japanese history and found it to be very enjoyable. Read morePublished on October 8, 2013 by Patrick Aldrich
At just over 300 pages this history is not particularlly brief as the title series would imply - the book actually provides lots of interesting detail and insight into the culture... Read morePublished on April 30, 2013 by david
Jonathan Clements author of A Brief History of the Samurai: The Way of Japan's Elite Warriors presents the history of Japan where the Samurai played a vital role with in a concise... Read morePublished on February 27, 2013 by missQT9_mo
It is just as the title suggests, and I banged it out in a day. Not boring in any way, filled with what is known of early Japanese history,which ain't much...I really enjoyed it.Published on February 5, 2013 by Chekk
A very interesting read. Although, it was true to its word in being brief (a definitive history would fill many books). It was very informative. Read morePublished on January 5, 2013 by Andres Vazquez