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Feudal Japan (Kamakura, Ashikaga, Sengoku Periods)   Suggest a Link
Cyrus Amini "The Samurai of Traditional Japan" (essay providing historical overview, along with brief bibliography)(Charlotte Country Day School, NC)
Ancient Japan (designed as a course, with historical and cultural texts, links, and more) (Richard Hooker, Washington State U.)
Azuchi Momoyama Period (1575 - 1603) (overview, within the Timeline of Japanese History exhibit; in English or in Japanese) (Minnesota State U., Mankota)
Feudal Japan: Bibliography of Sources (within the World Civilizations site) (Richard Hooker, Washington State U.)
Castles and the Unification of the Realm: 15th century to 17th century Japan (overview of exhibit, with images and text) (Natonal Museum of Japanese History, Sakura)
Richard Hooker (Washington State U.) Feudal Japan (sections on history from the Heiji War to the Ashikaga Bakufu, culture, religion, and more, within the World Civilizations site)
The Heiji War (essay, within the World Civilizations site) (Richard Hooker, Washington State U.)
Noboru Ogata (Kyoto U.) Jri System in the Nara Basin: Land Information System in Ancient and Medieval Japan (overview essay and images, within site devoted to Nara's history)
Kamakura (overview of the Kamakura Period, with images, within the Timeline of Japanese History exhibit; in English or in Japanese) (Minnesota State U., Mankota)
Ron Knight Samurai, Ninja & Medieval Japan Site (Society for CReative Anachronism site with articles arranged by topic, plus bibliography)
Medieval Japan: 1185-1600-- Key Points (historical overview, as part of a web course) (East Asia Curriculum Project, Columbia U.)
Nanbokucho & Muromachi Period (overview with images, within the Timeline of Japanese History exhibit; in English or in Japanese) (Minnesota State U., Mankota)
Miyamoto Musashi A Book of Five Rings (Go Rin No Sho) (English translation by Victor Harris, with notes)
Anthony J. Bryant Sengoku Daimyoo (site with an emphasis on military history, with a links page, essays on history and culture, commercial offerings, and more)
Liza Dalby The Tale of Murasaki (essay about the historical context of a novel's characters, with images and texts on 11th-Century Japan)
Richard Hooker (Washington State U.) Warring States Japan (1467-1573) (overview essay of the Onin War, the Sengoku Period in general, and the close of the Ashikaga Period)


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