Japonius Tyrannus has 20 ratings and 2 reviews. Bryan said: I had been dying to read this book for years but was unable to find a copy anywhere due to it. Jeroen Lamers. Japonius Tyrannus: The Japanese Warlord Oda Nobunaga Reconsidered. Leiden: Hotei Publishing, pp. $ (cloth), ISBN. Buy Japonius Tyrannus from Dymocks online BookStore. Find latest reader reviews and much more at Dymocks.

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Japonius Tyrannus: The Japanese Warlord Oda Nobunaga Reconsidered by Jeroen Pieter Lamers

Share your thoughts with other customers. The author gives a comprehensive view of Nobunaga’s reign, covering cultural aspects as well as the obvious military and political developments. However, this japoniuus is an analysis of Oda Nobunaga the man, and as such the writer did not focus on the intricate details of various battles, but then again that kind of information is perhaps available elsewhere.

This is but one instance of selective writing that seems to regularly push out important information in the life of Nobunaga.

Japonius Tyrannus: The Japanese Warlord Oda Nobunaga Reconsidered

I do think it might be a good idea for readers to have a basic know I had been dying to read this book for years but was unable to find a copy anywhere due to it being out japoniys print.


Sreenivas marked it as to-read May 31, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This all being said, the author was seemingly I was excited to read a biography of Oda Nobunaga, but this book did not live up to my expectations. Hornbeck rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Risto Saarelma added it Jun 29, Covers his early life very well documented til death. This is probably one of the most informative books about Oda Nobunaga you can find written in English.

Hardcoverpages. Tri-dung Pham marked it as to-read Jun 11, The Battle of Okehazama.

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Luitzen Boot marked it as to-read Jul 14, Refresh and try again. Oda Nobunaga is one of the best-known figures in Japanese history. Most of the information that is presented came from old documents and letters that are kaponius only available in archaic Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, and French so being able to read a comprehensive English compilation was a godsend.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The author switched between calendar systems and did not tyrannks write chronologically.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. David Russo marked it as to-read Feb 24, If this interests you more than a book on warfare and strategy then this is the book for you.

However, no standard biography existed on this warlord jjaponius was the prime mover behind Japan’s military and political unification in the late 16th century.

Japonius Tyrannus – The Japanese Warlord Oda Nobunaga Reconsidered

Hideyoshi Harvard East Asian Monographs. Kaya rated it it was amazing Mar 26, This book is essential in understanding Nobunaga’s interactions with Kyoto, his interaction with vassals, and his projects and works that were used to shape his public image.


About Jeroen Pieter Lamers. First, I felt that the sections tyrsnnus covered to were way too short. Perhaps that is not entirely the author’s fault. It is however, excellent at describing the politics, economics and the japoinus changes Sengoku Japan was going through as well as his strategic challenges.

I jwponius been dying to read this book for years but was unable to find a copy anywhere due to it being out of print. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Not biased one way or the other. About the only English source you will find on Nobunaga. Return to Book Page.

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