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Legacies of the Sword: the Kashima-Shinryu and Samurai martial culture

£19.99

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Used very good++, reading creases to spine, bumping to one corner, pages unmarked. Includes - numerous illustrations (diagrams, drawings and b/w photos), notes to pages, bibliography by source, extensive index and appendices.

Western scholars and educators are generally less familiar with the samurai in his original and, ostensibly, primary role as warrior and master of arms than his other functions as landowner, feudal lord, literatureur and philosopher. With verve and wit, Karl Friday combines the results of nearly two decades of fieldwork and archival research to examine samurai martial culture from a broad perspective: as a historical phenomenon, as a worldview, and as a system of physical, spiritual and moral education.

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Author(s):
Friday, Karl F with Humitake, Seki
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x16.5cm
Edition:
first
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0824818474
ISBN-13:
9780824818470
Number of pages:
227
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press, 1997
Title:
Legacies of the Sword: the Kashima-Shinryu and Samurai martial culture

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Used very good++, reading creases to spine, bumping to one corner, pages unmarked. Includes - numerous illustrations (diagrams, drawings and b/w photos), notes to pages, bibliography by source, extensive index and appendices.

Western scholars and educators are generally less familiar with the samurai in his original and, ostensibly, primary role as warrior and master of arms than his other functions as landowner, feudal lord, literatureur and philosopher. With verve and wit, Karl Friday combines the results of nearly two decades of fieldwork and archival research to examine samurai martial culture from a broad perspective: as a historical phenomenon, as a worldview, and as a system of physical, spiritual and moral education.

Author(s):
Friday, Karl F with Humitake, Seki
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24x16.5cm
Edition:
first
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0824818474
ISBN-13:
9780824818470
Number of pages:
227
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press, 1997
Title:
Legacies of the Sword: the Kashima-Shinryu and Samurai martial culture

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