Overview:Samurai Castles: History / Architecture / Visitors' Guides - Japan's ancient castles provide deep insights into the country's compelling military history. Discover the secrets of Japan's feudal past by exploring the most famous castles of the Samurai era. The enormous stone walls, multi-level towers, and sophisticated defense systems are not simply impressive fortresses, but spectacular works of Japanese architecture, constructed without the use of steel or modern equipment. These monumental structures fulfilled a need for protection without sacrificing aesthetic values. Understanding the cultural contexts of these Samurai castles helps create a better understanding of Japanese culture today. In this fascinating Japanese castle book you will discover the rich history and creators of well-known castles such as Himeji, Osaka, and Nijo that you would otherwise need to travel to Japan to experience in person. Chronicling the story of each castle individually conveys a greater understanding of how and why they were built, and identifies their singular features for historians, architecture aficionados, world travelers, and Japanophiles alike. With over two hundred colour images, numerous diagrams, maps, and detailed descriptions, Samurai Castles is the most comprehensive Japanese history book on this intriguing topic.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725684-9784805313879. It was written by the following authors: David Green, Jennifer Mitchelhill. Book Samurai Castles: History / Architecture / Visitors' Guides, which can be read online, published by the company: Tuttle Publishing. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Travel, Maps, Art, Fashion, Photography. The book was published on 2018-04-10 00:00:00. It has 128 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 766 g. File for download Samurai Castles: History / Architecture / Visitors' Guides has PDF format and is called samurai-castles-history-architecture-visitors-guides.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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