The Development of Kamakura Rule, 1180-1250: A History with Documents

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An examination of a formative period in medieval Japanese history, this study analyzes the origins and consequences of the Jokyu War of 1221, a struggle of modest military proportions but of major political and legal importance. In defeating the traditional Court at Kyoto, the warrior government at Kamakura became the dominant national power; it subsequently created a highly efficient administration that gave Japan a century of social and political stability. Crucial to the success of Kamakura rule was the development of a ...

The Development of Kamakura Rule, 1180-1250: A History with Documents 1979, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804710039

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