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Real Samurai

3.85  ·  Rating Details  ·  13 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
"A comprehensive, highly engaging introduction to the world of the samurai for young readers."—Booklist

The Real series is a collection of four titles that includes Real Pirates, Real Knights, Real Samurai, and Real Ninja. Each title has been described as "excellent" and a real draw for even the reluctant reader.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by Enchanted Lion Books
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Jun 14, 2016 Megan rated it really liked it
I'm lukewarm about this topic but my seven year old son was transfixed by this book. It was accessible for him and not terrible for me.
Nov 22, 2014 Patrick rated it it was ok
Pretty pictures... Not much else.
Dec 06, 2010 Lita rated it really liked it
Shelves: history-books
This is a collection of stories of the samurai. It tell about some of the weapons they used and the battles they fought. It includes historic dates and the battles that occurred on those dates. It also tells about who the samurai were and what their purpose in life was.
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Stephen Richard Turnbull is British a historian specializing in eastern military history, especially the samurai of Japan. His books are mainly on Japanese and Mongolian subjects. He attended Cambridge University where he gained his first degree. He currently holds an MA in Theology, MA in Military History and a PhD from the University of Leeds where he is currently a lecturer in Far Eastern Relig ...more
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