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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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I had been dying to read this book for years but was unable to find a copy anywhere due to it being out of print.

Japonius Tyrannus – The Japanese Warlord Oda Nobunaga Reconsidered

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Nobunaga, Hideyoshi, and Ieyasu: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Kaan rated it it japoniys amazing Jul 26, This was the very period I was trying to obtain detailed information about, so I felt a bit short-changed. However, no standard tyrwnnus existed on this warlord who was the prime mover behind Japan’s military and political unification in the late 16th century.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Dongxuan Zhang marked it as to-read Mar 07, I particularly enjoyed the amount of time the book spent describing Azuchi Castle, and what exactly such a grand castle meant to Oda’s reputation. Elizaveta Weinberg rated it really liked it Jun 28, Jbondandrews marked it as to-read Aug 08, This all being said, the author was seemingly unbiased in his treatment of Oda Nobunaga and I did walk away having learned quite a bit. Most of the information that is presented came from old documents and letters that are still only available in archaic Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, and French so being able to read a comprehensive English compilation was a godsend.


After graduating from Leiden, he became a graduate student at the University of Osaka and later again at Leiden.

Japonius Tyrannus

Customers who bought this item also bought. The author gives a comprehensive view of Nobunaga’s reign, covering cultural aspects as well as the obvious military and political developments.

This is but one instance of selective writing that seems to regularly push out important information in the life of Nobunaga. Luitzen Boot marked it as to-read Jul 14, Learn more about Amazon Prime. Jean Moreau rated it it was amazing Jan 08, This is a good biography of one of the most fascinating individuals in world history.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Hox marked it as to-read Jan 03, Luke marked it as to-read Sep 10, If this interests you more than a book on warfare and strategy then this is the book for you.

The 5 stars does come with an important caveat 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. Ellis marked it as to-read Aug 05, Hornbeck rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Get to Know Us.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Which brings me on to the things that left me dissatisfied. Sreenivas marked it as to-read May 31, Japonius Tyrannus fills the gap in our knowledge about Nobunaga, and the chronological narrative providesa thorough analysis of his political and military career.

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Surely after defining the castle as such an important symbol of Oda’s power it seems worthy of a mention in the days following Oda’s death, when it was burnt to the ground.

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 of print. Eugene booker rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Refresh and try again.

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