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Samurai : The Japanese Warrior's [Unofficial] Manual
by Stephen Turnbull


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So you think you'd like to be a samurai?

It's 1615 and the samurai, Japan's elite fighting class, are at the zenith of their powers. Trained in every manner of combat, from sword fighting and archery to karate and jujitsu, the samurai warrior is the emperor's last line of defense against the lewd and sordid barbarians of Japan and beyond.  Read more...


 
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Overview

So you think you'd like to be a samurai?

It's 1615 and the samurai, Japan's elite fighting class, are at the zenith of their powers. Trained in every manner of combat, from sword fighting and archery to karate and jujitsu, the samurai warrior is the emperor's last line of defense against the lewd and sordid barbarians of Japan and beyond.

This handy manual tells you everything you need to know about maintaining the honor of the samurai class both on and off the battlefield. - How to master the Way of the Warrio - Whom you should kill, and what to do with the heads afterwar - What the cultured samurai does between battle - How to storm or lay siege to a castl - How to conduct a tea ceremony with Zen-like composur - How to prepare for entry into the White Jade Pavilion after your deat


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780500251881
  • ISBN-10: 0500251886
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Publish Date: April 2012
  • Page Count: 208
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.95 pounds


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Books > History > Asia - Japan
Books > History > Military - Wars & Conflicts (Other)

 
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