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Secrets of the Samurai: The Martial Arts of Feudal Japan

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Newly redesigned, Secrets of the Samurai is the definitive study of the martial arts of feudal Japan.

Beginning with a panoramic survey of the tumultuous early struggles of warlords contending for political ascendancy, this classic text outlines the relentless progression of the military class toward absolute power. In addition to illustrating actual methods of combat, the authors discuss in detail the crucial training necessary to develop a warrior's inner power and to concentrate all his or her energies on a single force. Secrets of the Samurai is essential for those interested in Japanese combat techniques, weaponry or military tradition.

Synopsis:

Newly redesigned and with a new foreword, Secrets of the Samurai is the definitive study of martial arts of feudal Japan

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 465-471) and index.

About the Author

Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook met at Columbia University in New York, where he was doing graduate work in classical languages and she studying philosophy. Both share a longtime interest in the thought and rituals of ancient civilizations. Experts on the Japanese warrior arts and ethos, they were also the authors of Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804816847
Subtitle:
The Martial Arts of Feudal Japan
With:
Westbrook, Adele
Author:
Ratti, Oscar
Author:
Wynalda, Eric
Author:
Westbrook, Adele
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Rutland, Vt. :
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Physical Education
Subject:
Military art and science
Subject:
Martial arts
Subject:
Samurai
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 37
Publication Date:
19910715
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
bandw line drawings throughout
Pages:
484
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 28 oz

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