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Clouds above the Hill : A Historical Novel of the Russo-Japanese War, Volume 4

By: Ryotaro, Shiba.
Contributor(s): Birnbaum, Phyllis.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (397 p.).ISBN: 9781134679232.Subject(s): Japan -- Politics and government -- 1868-1912 | Shiba, Ryo¯taro¯, 1923-1996. -- Translations into EnglishGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Clouds above the Hill : A Historical Novel of the Russo-Japanese War, Volume 4DDC classification: 895.6/35 | 895.635 LOC classification: PL861.H68 S2513 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS; CHRONOLOGY OF MAJOR EVENTS; JAPANESE AND RUSSIAN FLEETS AT TSUSHIMA; A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR; MAPS; Part 7; 1 Battle; 2 Retreat; 3 To the east; 4 Far-off battleships; 5 Miyakojima; Part 8; 1 Enemy warships sighted; 2 Weighing anchor; 3 Okinoshima; 4 Sea of destiny; 5 Firing commands; 6 Mortal combat; 7 Utsuryōtō; 8 Nebogatov; 9 Hill in the rain; A NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR 1: ON BEGINNING TO WRITE CLOUDS ABOVE THE HILL; A NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR 2: ON VICTORY AND DEFEAT; GLOSSARY
Summary: Clouds above the Hill is the best-selling novel ever in Japan, and is now translated into English for the first time. An epic portrait of Japan in crisis, it combines graphic military history and highly readable fiction to depict an aspiring nation modernizing at breakneck speed. Best-selling author Shiba Ryotaro devoted an entire decade of his life to this extraordinary blockbuster, which features Japan's emerging onto the world stage by the early years of the 20th century.Volume IV begins with the dramatic battle of Mukden where Akiyama Yoshifuru's cavalry play a major part in the action aga
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS; CHRONOLOGY OF MAJOR EVENTS; JAPANESE AND RUSSIAN FLEETS AT TSUSHIMA; A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR; MAPS; Part 7; 1 Battle; 2 Retreat; 3 To the east; 4 Far-off battleships; 5 Miyakojima; Part 8; 1 Enemy warships sighted; 2 Weighing anchor; 3 Okinoshima; 4 Sea of destiny; 5 Firing commands; 6 Mortal combat; 7 Utsuryōtō; 8 Nebogatov; 9 Hill in the rain; A NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR 1: ON BEGINNING TO WRITE CLOUDS ABOVE THE HILL; A NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR 2: ON VICTORY AND DEFEAT; GLOSSARY

Clouds above the Hill is the best-selling novel ever in Japan, and is now translated into English for the first time. An epic portrait of Japan in crisis, it combines graphic military history and highly readable fiction to depict an aspiring nation modernizing at breakneck speed. Best-selling author Shiba Ryotaro devoted an entire decade of his life to this extraordinary blockbuster, which features Japan's emerging onto the world stage by the early years of the 20th century.Volume IV begins with the dramatic battle of Mukden where Akiyama Yoshifuru's cavalry play a major part in the action aga

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<p>Shiba Ryōtarō (1923-1996) is one of Japan's best-known writers, famous for his direct tone and unfliching depictions of war. He was drafted into the Japanese Army, served in the Second World War and subsequently worked for the newspaper Sankei Shimbun. He is most famous for his numerous works of historical fiction.</p> <p>Translated by Andrew Cobbing</p> <p>Edited by Phyllis Birnbaum</p>

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