Samurai

Tomoe Gozen

Tomoe Gozen

Books: Cross, Robin, and Rosalind Miles. 2011. Warrior Women 3000 Years of Courage and Heroism. New York: Quercus. Deal, William E. 2007. Handbook to Life in Medieval and Early Modern Japan. New York: Oxford University Press. Miles, Rosalind, and Robin Cross. 2008. Hell Hath No Fury True Profiles Of Women At War From Antiquity To […]

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Onna bugeisha References

Onna bugeisha References

Onna bugeisha [Samurai Warriors] Onna bugeisha meaning literally “women skilled in martial arts”   Articles: Force, Krista. “History of Samurai Women,” Shodan Research Paper, February 2012, p.1-18. Hoffman, Michael. “Women warriors of Japan,” Japan Times, October 9, 2010 Books: Cook, Bernard A. 2006. Women and War: A Historical Encyclopedia from Antiquity to the Present. Santa […]

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Nakano Takeko

Nakano Takeko

Books: Wollock, Jennifer G. 2011. Rethinking chivalry and courtly love. Santa Barbara, Calif: Praeger. Websites: Nakano Takeko – Badassladiesofhistory Nakano Takeko – Asian History About Nakano Takeko – The Female Soldier Nakano Takeko, 1847-1868: Last of the Samurai – A History Blog Role of the warrior – Medieval Japan Nakano Takeko – Wikipedia  Videos: The […]

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Koman

Koman

“During a battle on a lake, she saved her clan’s banner by swimming to shore under a shower of arrows with the banner in her teeth.” Salmonson, Jessica Amanda. 2015. The Encyclopedia of Amazons: Women Warriors from Antiquity to the Modern Era. Open Road Media    

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Hôjô Masako

Hôjô Masako

Books: Butt, John J. 2006. The Greenwood dictionary of world history. Westport, Conn. [u.a.]: Greenwood Press. Nish, Ian Hill. 1997. Britain & Japan: biographical portraits. Volume II. Folkestone: Japan Library Perez, Louis G. 1998. The History of Japan. Westport, Conn. [u.a.]: Greenwood Press. Perkins, Dorothy. 1998. The Samurai of Japan: A Chronology from Their Origin […]

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