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The Art of Life and Death: Lessons in Budo from a Ninja Master
The Art of Life and Death: Lessons in Budo from a Ninja Master
by Daniel Fletcher
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Budo is one of the least understood forms of art in the world. Even more than skills or techniques, the teachings of budo require faith to learn and courage to understand. One of the fundamental teachings of budo is ninjutstu, the art of perseverance... (read more)

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The Book of Ninja: The Bansenshukai - Japan's Premier Ninja Manual
The Book of Ninja: The Bansenshukai - Japan's Premier Ninja Manual
by Antony Cummins
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The Book of Ninja, the ultimate ninjutsu manual, was penned in 1676 by a ninja known as Fujibayashi. Born in the post-civil war era of Japan, Fujibayashi collected and combined information from the ninja clans of Iga - regarded to be the homeland of the... (read more)

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Training the Samurai Mind: A Bushido Sourcebook
Training the Samurai Mind: A Bushido Sourcebook
by Thomas Cleary
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Bushido: The Classic Portrait of Samurai Martial Culture
Bushido: The Classic Portrait of Samurai Martial Culture
by Inazo Nitobe
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Justice. Courage. Benevolence. Politeness. Sincerity. Honor. Loyalty. These are the seven precepts of bushido— the code of the samurai. Together, these seven values create a system of beliefs that is unique to Japanese culture— and is still... (read more)

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The Ninja and Their Secret Fighting Art
The Ninja and Their Secret Fighting Art
by Stephen K Hayes
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Ninjutsu, the least understood of the Japanese martial arts, is an ancient fighting style emphasizing natural movement, responsiveness to adversaries, and absolute practicality. In feudal Japan, ninja were feared for their skill in espionage and... (read more)

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Ninjutsu: The Art of Invisibility: Facts, Legends, and Techniques (Tuttle Martial Arts)
Ninjutsu: The Art of Invisibility: Facts, Legends, and Techniques (Tuttle Martial Arts)
by Donn F Draeger
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Ninja-the very word inspires awe and terror in equal measure. Master of espionage and assassination, stealth and concealment, the ninja's ability to move swiftly and silently gave rise to popular legends of amazing exploits, invincibility and... (read more)

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Soul of the Samurai
Soul of the Samurai
by Thomas Cleary
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Modern translations of three classic works of Zen & Bushido In Soul of the Samurai respected author and translator Thomas Cleary reveals the true essence of the Bushido code or Zen warrior teachings according to 17th-century Japanese samurai master Yagyu... (read more)

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Literary Links to the Orient #303: Bushido: The Warriors Code
Literary Links to the Orient #303: Bushido: The Warriors Code
by Inazo Nitobe
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This reprint of the 1899 original is perhaps the most complete study of samurai life, exhaustively researched using original documents.... (read more)

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Ninja: The Shadow Warrior
Ninja: The Shadow Warrior
by Joel Levy
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Joel Levy is the author of Secret History, Really Useful: The Origins of Everyday Things, The Little Book of Conspiracies, Scam: Secrets of the Con Artist, and The Doomsday Book.... (read more)

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Samurai Weapons: Tools of the Warrior
Samurai Weapons: Tools of the Warrior
by Don Cunningham
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Weapons, particularly bladed ones such as swords, are enjoying a renaissance of interest from every source, from collectors to laypeople. The samurai, a glorified figure in Japan and the West, employed a variety of weapons, not least of which was the... (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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Literary Links to the Orient #0001: Ninja
Literary Links to the Orient #0001: Ninja
by Stephen K Hayes
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The first installment in Hayes epic Ninja series introduces the reader to the building blocks of ninjutsu: basic postures, the natural elements that correspond with fighting techniques, weapons, and the “scheme of totality.” The author also... (read more)

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Ninjutsu: The Art of Invisibility (Tuttle Library of Martial Arts)
Ninjutsu: The Art of Invisibility (Tuttle Library of Martial Arts)
by Donn F Draeger
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Ninja-the very word inspires awe and terror in equal measure. Master of espionage and assassination, stealth and concealment, the ninja's ability to move swiftly and silently gave rise to popular legends of amazing exploits, invincibility and... (read more)

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The Ninja Mind: Harnessing the Mental Strength and Physical Abilities of the Ninjutsu Masters
The Ninja Mind: Harnessing the Mental Strength and Physical Abilities of the Ninjutsu Masters
by Kevin Keitoshi Casey
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Masters in the Japanese martial art of Ninjutsu are legendary for their ability to access seemingly endless amounts of pure strength and mental endurance to achieve their goals. andlt;iandgt;The Ninja Mindandlt;/iandgt; documents Ninjutsu black belt... (read more)

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The Samurai Mind: Lessons from Japan's Master Warriors
The Samurai Mind: Lessons from Japan's Master Warriors
by Christopher Hellman
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The Samurai Mind is a collection of five seminal Japanese texts that convey the essence of traditional samurai philosophy and ethic from very different, but complementary points of view. These texts range from the ferocious to the esoteric—with... (read more)

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The Samurai Sword: Spirit, Strategy, Techniques [With DVD]
The Samurai Sword: Spirit, Strategy, Techniques [With DVD]
by Kohshyu Yoshida
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andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;The Samurai Swordandlt;/iandgt; is the essential illustrated guide to the Japanese way of the sword.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Japan's famous samurai warriors were more than just soldiers and#8212; they were... (read more)

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Strategy in Japanese Swordsmanship
Strategy in Japanese Swordsmanship
by Nicklaus Suino
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Autumn Lightning: The Education of an American Samurai
Autumn Lightning: The Education of an American Samurai
by Dave Lowry
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Dave Lowry juxtaposes his singular experience as an adept student of kenjutsu (the art of swordsmanship) under a Japanese teacher in St. Louis with a riveting account of the samurai tradition in Japan. Intertwining tales of the masters with reflections... (read more)

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Training the Samurai Mind: A Bushido Sourcebook
Training the Samurai Mind: A Bushido Sourcebook
by Thomas Cleary
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The Mystic Arts of the Ninja: Hypnotism, Invisibility, and Weaponry
The Mystic Arts of the Ninja: Hypnotism, Invisibility, and Weaponry
by Stephen K Hayes
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