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Author Oyler, Elizabeth, 1966- author

Title Swords, oaths, and prophetic visions : authoring warrior rule in medieval Japan / Elizabeth Oyler
Published Honolulu, Hawaii : University of Hawaiì Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 218 pages)
Contents The Heike monogatari and narrating Genpei War -- Minamoto Yoritomo: dreams from exile -- Kiso Yoshinaka: petitioning Hachiman -- Minamoto Yoshitsune: fealty oaths, fall from grace -- The Soga brothers: swords and lineage -- Warrior rule in medieval Japan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-212) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Historical fiction, Japanese -- History and criticism.
Japanese literature -- 1185-1600 -- History and criticism.
Japan -- History -- Gempei Wars, 1180-1185 -- Literature and the war.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0824864530 (electronic bk.)
9780824864538 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)