The Last Warrior : A HistoryBook - 2014
"In Samurai, celebrated author John Man provides a unique and captivating look at their true history, told through the life of one man: Saigo Takamori, known to many as 'the last samurai.' In 1877, Takamori led a rebel army of samurai in a heroic 'last stand' against the Imperial Japanese Army, who sought to end the 'way of the sword' in favor of firearms and modern warfare."--Back cover.
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 
Edition: First U.S. edition
Copyright Date: ©2011
Branch Call Number: 952.031 SAIGO MAN
Characteristics: xiii, 321, 16 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Samurai