Synopses & Reviews
Beautifully produced in traditional Chinese binding with cloth cover and string, and with a timeless design, this book includes the classic Inazo text with a new introduction. It will appeal to anyone interested in leadership, the nobility of the Samurai and Japanese culture.
About the Author
Inazo Nitobe was a scholar, educator, diplomat and statesman. After studying at Johns Hopkins University he maintained his links with the US and tried throughout his academic career 'to become a bridge across the Pacific'. He attended the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 and then joined the newly established League of Nations. Nitobe wrote many works, of which Bushido: The Soul of Japan is perhaps the best known and established his reputation in the West. Nitobe's portrait featured on the Y5,000 note from 1984 to 2004.