English citations of Yamato
ruling clan, hence ethnic group
- 1912, F. Kikuchi Brinkley, A History of the Japanese People →ISBN:
- Dr. Munro […] holds that, 'judging from the […] physiognomy seen in the aristocratic type of Japanese, the Yamato were mainly of Caucaic, perhaps Iranian, origin."
- 2009, Shinto →ISBN, page 42:
- The Yamato were not the first rulers of Japan.