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Christ's Samurai

The True Story of the Shimabara Rebellion

Christ's Samurai( )
Author: Clements, Jonathan
Publication Date:Apr 2017
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.99
Book Description:

The sect was said to harbour dark designs to overthrow the government. Its teachers used a dead language that was impenetrable to all but the innermost circle of believers. Its priests preached love and kindness, but helped local warlords acquire firearms. They encouraged believers to cast aside their earthly allegiances and swear loyalty to a foreign god-emperor, before seeking paradise in terrible martyrdoms.

The cult was in open revolt, led, it was said, by a boy sorcerer....
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / Japan
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.375 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.83 Pounds

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