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The Swordsman's Handbook: Samurai Teachings on the Path of the Sword

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WILLIAM SCOTT WILSON is the foremost translator into English of traditional Japanese texts on samurai culture. He received BA degrees from Dartmouth College and the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies, and an MA in Japanese literary studies from the University of Washington. His best-selling translations include Hagakure, The Book of Five Rings, The Unfettered Mind, and The Life-Giving Sword. He is also the author of The Lone Samurai, a biography of the legendary samurai Miyamoto Musashi.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction                                       

1.      Ito Ittosai Kagehisa                             

2.      Takuan Zenji                                      

3.      Yagyu Munenori                                 

4.      Miyamoto Musashi                             

5.      Iba Zesuiken Hideaki                          

6.      Issai Chozanshi                                   

7.      Yamaoka Tesshu                                                                    

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Notes

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ISBN:
9781611800623
Author:
Wilson, William Scott
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20140431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.51 x 5.27 x 0.71 in 0.66 lb

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