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Often translated as "the art of remaining unseen," Ninjutsu has a long history, and is probably the most renowned and misunderstood of all martial arts. Still an active school, Ninjutsu continues to thrive today, and the idea of the ninja as a black-clad "super spy," combat master and secrecy expert continues to hold power over the imaginationandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Despite its popularity, the history of Ninjutsu is still murky, its origins surrounded by mystery and legend. But for the first time, andlt;iandgt;The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japanandlt;/iandgt; furnishes an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of Ninjutsu, including the emergence of the Ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other schools of martial arts; and the philosophies and exercises of the school today.

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The Secret History of Ninjutsu

Synopsis:

Often translated as "the art of remaining unseen," Ninjutsu has a long history, and is probably the most renowned and misunderstood of all martial arts. Still an active school, Ninjutsu continues to thrive today, and the idea of the ninja as a black-clad "super spy," combat master and secrecy expert continues to hold power over the imagination

Despite its popularity, the history of Ninjutsu is still murky, its origins surrounded by mystery and legend. But for the first time, The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japan furnishes an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of Ninjutsu, including the emergence of the Ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other schools of martial arts; and the philosophies and exercises of the school today.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Kacem Zoughariandlt;/bandgt; is a researcher on Japanese studies and holds a Ph.D. in the history of Japanese classical martial arts. Zoughari is an internationally recognized authority on the Japanese martial arts and is also a licensed instructor of Ninjutsu. He conducts seminars in the United States, Canada and Europe.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804839273
Author:
Zoughari, Kacem
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Asia - Japan
Subject:
Martial arts -- Japan.
Subject:
Ninjutsu
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Subject:
ninja; ninjutsu; Japanese martial arts; martial arts; history of ninjutsu
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 120 bandamp;w photos and illus thro
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10.00 x 7.50 in

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History and Social Science » Military » Weapons » General
History and Social Science » World History » Japan
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Sports and Outdoors » Martial Arts » Ninjitsu
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Martial Arts » General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Martial Arts » Ninja and Samurai
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Sports General

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The Secret History of Ninjutsu
"Synopsis" by , Often translated as "the art of remaining unseen," Ninjutsu has a long history, and is probably the most renowned and misunderstood of all martial arts. Still an active school, Ninjutsu continues to thrive today, and the idea of the ninja as a black-clad "super spy," combat master and secrecy expert continues to hold power over the imagination

Despite its popularity, the history of Ninjutsu is still murky, its origins surrounded by mystery and legend. But for the first time, The Ninja: Ancient Shadow Warriors of Japan furnishes an in-depth, factual look at the entire art of Ninjutsu, including the emergence of the Ninja warriors and philosophy in feudal Japan; detailed historical events; its context in the development of other schools of martial arts; and the philosophies and exercises of the school today.

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