Re: [SCA-JML] Shogun/Retainer/etc system.
- Ash Smith wrote:
> Well that's just it... I don't know enough about the systems to askWell, the first thing you need to do is find out.
> questions :)
> I'm specifically interesting in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.. as those
> clothes look the best imo (is that a petty thing to base the decision on?
> My Ancient World Civ class never got into Japanese culture, in any detail,
> just mentioned it in passing.
I'd recommend one of my books as quick'n'dirty introductions to Japanese
The Samurai (Osprey Elite #23)
The Early Samurai (Osprey Elite #35)
You also might want to look at vol. 2 of Sir George Sansom's "History of Japan"
which covers the 14-16th centuries.
There are a few bibliographies in our files section; mine has a section on
history with titles you might want to look at.