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Book of Tea
Book of Tea
by Kazuko Okakura
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Minor classic of the Orient. Perhaps the most entertaining, most charming explanation and interpretation of traditional Japanese culture in terms of the tea ceremony. Introduction, notes by E. F. Bleiler. "Provocative and entertaining, this edition is... (read more)

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Code of the Samurai: Bushido: The Soul of Japan
Code of the Samurai: Bushido: The Soul of Japan
by Inazo Nitobe
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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... (read more)

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The One Taste of Truth: Zen and the Art of Drinking Tea
The One Taste of Truth: Zen and the Art of Drinking Tea
by William Scott Wilson
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Traditionally in China and Japan, drinking a cup of tea was an opportunity for contemplation, meditation, and an elevation of mind and spirit. Here, renowned translator William Scott Wilson distills what is singular and precious about this traditional... (read more)

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A Book of Five Rings
A Book of Five Rings
by Miyamoto Musashi
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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... (read more)

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Autobiography of Yukichi Fukuzawa
Autobiography of Yukichi Fukuzawa
by Yukichi Fukuzawa
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Here is the autobiography of a remarkable man. Yukichi Fukuzawa's life covered 66 years between 1835 and 1901, a period which comprised greater and more extraordinary changes than any other in the history of Japan. In his country's swift transformation... (read more)

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Book of Five Rings (12 Edition)
Book of Five Rings (12 Edition)
by Musashi
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When the undefeated samurai Miyamoto Musashi retreated to a cave in 1643 and wrote The Book of Five Rings, a manifesto on swordsmanship, strategy, and winning for his students and generations of samurai to come, he created one of the most perceptive and... (read more)

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The Complete Book of Five Rings
The Complete Book of Five Rings
by Miyamoto Musashi
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The Complete Book of Five Rings is an authoritative version of Musashi’s classic The Book of Five Rings, translated and annotated by a modern martial arts master, Kenji Tokitsu. Tokitsu has spent most of his life researching the legendary samurai... (read more)

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A History of Japanese Religion
A History of Japanese Religion
by Kazuo Kasahara
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Seventeen distinguished experts on Japanese religion provide a fascinating overview of its history and development. Beginning with the origins of religion in primitive Japanese society, they chart the growth of each of Japan's major religious... (read more)

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Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers
Wabi-Sabi: For Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers
by Leona Koren
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Wabi-sabi is the quintessential Japanese aesthetic. It is a beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. It is a beauty of things modest and humble. It is a beauty of things unconventional.... (read more)

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The Book of Tea
The Book of Tea
by Kakuzo Okakura
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Zen and the art of tea-the classic book about the Japanese tea ceremony that is as much a guide to life. Ritualized, romantic, and historically rich, the tea ceremony is the creation of something beautiful out of the everyday. Originally written in... (read more)

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The Book of Five Rings
The Book of Five Rings
by Miyamoto Musashi
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Here is one of the most insightful texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory to emerge from Asian culture. Written not only for martial artists but for leaders in all professions, the book analyzes the process of struggle and mastery over... (read more)

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Warrior Wisdom
Warrior Wisdom
by Kazumi Tabata
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In his earlier books, Grandmaster Kazumi Tabata distills for Western readers the essence of famous Asian martial arts classics such as andlt;iandgt;The Hagakureandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;The Heart of Sutraandlt;/iandgt;and#8212;providing martial... (read more)

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The Lone Samurai: The Life of Miyamoto Musashi
The Lone Samurai: The Life of Miyamoto Musashi
by William Scott Wilson
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Miyamoto Musashi (1584‒1645) was the legendary samurai known throughout the world as a master swordsman, spiritual seeker, and author of the classic book on strategy, the Book of Five Rings. Over 350 years after his death, Musashi and his legacy... (read more)

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The Martial Artist's Book of Five Rings: The Definitive Interpretation of Miyamoto Musashi's Classic Book of Strategy
The Martial Artist's Book of Five Rings: The Definitive Interpretation of Miyamoto Musashi's Classic Book of Strategy
by Stephen F Kaufman
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The only edition of this classic text written specifically for the martial artist.... (read more)

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Religion in Contemporary Japan
Religion in Contemporary Japan
by Ian Reader
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Through a series of case studies of religious activities--at temples and festivals, in Zen meditation halls, at fire rituals, at home and work--Reader (Japanese studies, U. of Stirling, Scotland) examines the major areas in which the Japanese... (read more)

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Japanese Religion: A Cultural Perspective (Prentice-Hall Series in World Religions)
Japanese Religion: A Cultural Perspective (Prentice-Hall Series in World Religions)
by Robert Ellwood
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A survey of Japanese religion which emphasizes its interaction with the culture of Japan. The book provides an overview of religion in Japan, from ancient times to the present. It also emphasizes the attitudinal manifestations of religion in Japan... (read more)

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Musashi's Book of Five Rings
Musashi's Book of Five Rings
by Stephen F. Kaufman
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Miyamoto Musashi is the greatest martial artist and warrior Japan has ever known. His Book of Five Rings is the definitive Japanese treatise on warfare, mortal combat and the chivalrous code of the samurai known simply as Bushido—the "Way of the... (read more)

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Encounter with Enlightenment: A Study of Japanese Ethics (Suny Series in Modern Japanese Philosophy)
Encounter with Enlightenment: A Study of Japanese Ethics (Suny Series in Modern Japanese Philosophy)
by Robert Edgar Carter
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Carter (philosophy, Kansai Gaidai University) describes the principles of Japanese ethical systems, places them in their social context, and identifies their religious and philosophical underpinnings. He then applies these principles to current social,... (read more)

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On Understanding Japanese Religion
On Understanding Japanese Religion
by Joseph M Kitagawa
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Joseph Kitagawa, one of the founders of the field of history of religions and an eminent scholar of the religions of Japan, published his classic book Religion in Japanese History in 1966. Since then, he has written a number of extremely influential... (read more)

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The Code of the Samurai: A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira Shigesuke
The Code of the Samurai: A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira Shigesuke
by Yuzan Daidoji
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Code of the Samurai is a four-hundred-year-old explication of the rules and expectations embodied in Bushido, the Japanese way of the warrior. Bushido has played a major role in shaping the behavior of modern Japanese government, corporations, society... (read more)

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