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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Read more Read less. Get to Know Us. Klh02 marked it tgrannus to-read Jun 09, I do think it might be a good idea for readers to have a basic knowledge of the Sengoku era and who the major players were before reading it though.

First, I felt that the sections that covered to were way too short. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Japonius Tyrannus fills the gap in our knowledge about Nobunaga, and the chronological narrative providesa thorough analysis of his political a Oda Nobunaga is one tyrsnnus the best-known figures in Japanese history. However, this book 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.


About the Author Jeroen Lamers b. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Oda Nobunaga is one of the best-known figures in Japanese history. Also, there was no real exploration of the motives of Akechi Mitsuhide at all.

Feb 16, Andy Kramer rated it it was ok Shelves: Donald Forster marked it as to-read Jan 14, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Timmothy Garrett marked it as to-read Sep 11, His conclusion that Mitsuhide was motivated by ambition flies in the face of the numerous accounts that say otherwise. The author switched ttyrannus calendar systems and did not always write chronologically. Sreenivas marked it as to-read May 31, Despite slight disagreements in the direction of the narrative I gained great insight in specific aspects of Nobunagas life.

Jean Moreau rated it it was amazing Jan 08, Stu Japonous rated it really liked it Apr 27, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. If this interests you more than a book on warfare and strategy then this is the book for you.

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The inclusion of far too many minor characters contributed to that as well, especially considering that many of the Japanese names were for me at least hard to keep track of.


However, no standard biography existed on this iaponius who was the prime mover behind Japan’s military and political unification in the late 16th century. Jo Brar rated it liked it Mar 26, To ask other readers questions about Japonius Tyrannusplease sign up. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

Japonius Tyrannus: The Japanese Warlord Oda Nobunaga Reconsidered

The book reads like a collection of essays that sacrifices general knowledge for specific arguments that are not all that necessary. The book is a look at Nobunaga’s life from beginning to end, but the majority of the text is focused on his quest for ultimate power in Japan. Started out as a disertaion defending his activities that have been classified as “barbaric” by many historians.

Covers his early life very well documented til death.

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