Giving up the gun : Japan"s reversion to the sword, 1543-1879
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Published by D.R. Godine in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Japan -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNoel Perrin.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 122 p. :
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22474748M
ISBN 100879237732

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Perrin, Noel, Giving Up the Gun: Japan's Reversion to the Sword, (Boulder, CO: Shambhala, ). Teacher Background Information The following material can be read aloud when it is time for the Shogun to announce a decision. The Shogun's Decision I have long considered the announcement I am about to make. Your humble pleadings have.   Buy a cheap copy of Giving Up the Gun: Japan's Reversion to book by Noel Perrin. This is a significant story, and Perrin tells it marvelously well, with rich detail, captivating quotations from observers of the time, both Japanese and Western, Free shipping over $Cited by: Giving Up the Gun: Japan’s Reversion to the Sword, | Noel Perrin | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. To my knowledge only one work, Giving Up the Gun: Japan’s Reversion to the Sword, by Noel Perrin, has been strictly devoted to the subject. In his forword Perrin states, “A civilized country, possessing high technology, voluntarily chose to give up an advanced military weapon and to return to a more primitive one.

the US.5 The book, Giving up the gun: Japan’s reversion to the sword, , argued that the Japanese stopped using guns for over years after and became almost entirely gun-free.6 However, Perrin’s argument has received heavy criticism and a plain. His sixth book was Giving up the Gun: Japan's Reversion to the Sword, – [1] [2] [3] In , Perrin bought a farm in Thetford Center, Vermont which served him as home and grist for six books, including First Person Rural: Essays of a Sometime Farmer (). both of them with a shot gun at point concludes that Ezekiel instructs him to give up being “the tyranny of evil men” (by Japan's Reversion to the Sword, Boulder.   Thanks for the comments. That distance from the killing seemed to have been at the crux of the reasons for giving up the gun. They didn’t give up the fighting, although that did diminish for perhaps other reasons. But an ingrained honor culture tended to favor a face to face fight. BTW your hog is growing out well, prepare to eat well.

Giving Up the Gun: Japan's Reversion to the Sword, By NOEL PERRIN. Boston: David R. Godine, Publisher, Xii, pp. Notes, Bibliography, Illustrations. $ Noel Perrin has given us two reasons to cheer and two to lament. What is not convincing is the claim that Japan did give up the gun and actually reverted to the sword. More accurately, Tokugawa Japan succeeded in controlling the development and distribution of. item 4 GIVING UP GUN: JAPAN'S REVERSION TO SWORD, By Noel Perrin *Excellent* - GIVING UP GUN: JAPAN'S REVERSION TO SWORD, .   Giving Up the Gun: Japan's Reversion to the Sword, , by Noel Perrin, David R. Godine Publisher, Some chapters from the book can be read here>.