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Japanese Feudalism and the Samurai

Defensive weapons of the Japanese samurai
Annotated examination of the rules for use of the sword and other weaponry used by the Samurai.

Feudal Japan
Contents of this site include information on the Heiji war, the Bakufu, a gallery of images, glossary of Japanese concepts and terms, and links to associated sites.

Origins of the samurai
Overview of the origins and growth of Japan's famous warrior class from a Judo information site.

People of Medieval Japan
List of sites from that look at Japanese identity, samurai and notable characters from the Middle Ages in Japan.

Samurai archives
Features a notable Samurai with a short biography of his achievements, chronology of Japanese medieval history, a brief history of the samurai, famous samurai, military rulers of Japan and a lot more.