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There are several translations of this classic, written by exceptional swordsman and Japanese cultural hero Miyamoto Musashi in 1643. Each one has a "flavor", but the overall messages in the text remain timeless. This is required reading for any martial artist studying a Japanese art, and recommended reading for all martial artists in general. It is brutally pragmatic, scientifically agressive, decicivley ruthless, and great. So it's no wonder that it's also essential reading for businessmen around the world. Recommended by Clyde B.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780879511531
Translator:
Harris, Victor
Author:
Harris, Victor
Author:
Miyomoto, Musashi
Author:
Miyamoto, Musashi
Publisher:
Overlook Press
Location:
Woodstock, N.Y. :
Subject:
Business Life - Inspirational
Subject:
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Subject:
Military art and science
Subject:
Early works to 1800
Subject:
Stick fighting
Subject:
Kendo
Subject:
Swordplay
Subject:
Swordplay -- Japan.
Subject:
Horror
Subject:
Business Writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 12
Publication Date:
19820431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
104
Dimensions:
8.24x7.01x.35 in. .42 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 104 pages Overlook Press - English 9780879511531 Reviews:
"Review" by , There are several translations of this classic, written by exceptional swordsman and Japanese cultural hero Miyamoto Musashi in 1643. Each one has a "flavor", but the overall messages in the text remain timeless. This is required reading for any martial artist studying a Japanese art, and recommended reading for all martial artists in general. It is brutally pragmatic, scientifically agressive, decicivley ruthless, and great. So it's no wonder that it's also essential reading for businessmen around the world. Recommended by Clyde B.
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