Japanese Sword Fighting: Secrets Of The Samurai (Hardback)
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Japanese Sword Fighting: Secrets Of The Samurai (Hardback)

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Hardback 242 Pages / Published: 27/08/2013
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Hidden Essence of the Martial Arts and the Spirit of the Samurai
Japanese history is replete with great sword masters. Legendary figures such as Koizumi Isenokami, Tsukahara Bokuden, Yagyu Munenori, Miyamoto Musashi, and Ito Ittosai have been revered as deities for countless years, forged into the history of Japan's martial arts. But there were also many lesser known samurai who carried the spirit of Bushido, Tirelessly devoting themselves to Japan's martial traditions and mastering their many fighting forms. Japan's rich legacy of swordsmanship has been passed on through

Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc
ISBN: 9781568364612
Number of pages: 242
Weight: 980 g
Dimensions: 268 x 199 x 25 mm


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The text is enhanced with works of calligraphy by famous samurai masters, important historical scrolls, and lavish illustrations that convey the grace and beauty of sword fighting." -Rafu Shimpo


..".Japanese Sword Fighting, a truly "must-have" manual for Japanese swordsmanship enthusiasts." -Wisconsin Bookwatch




The text is enhanced with works of calligraphy by famous samurai masters, important historical scrolls, and lavish illustrations that convey the grace and beauty of sword fighting." -Rafu Shimpo


..".Japanese Sword Fighting, a truly "must-have" manual for Japanese swordsmanship enthusiasts." -Wisconsin Bookwatch



"[Masaaki Hatsumi] explores the history of bushido and its legendary figures, and covers a wide variety of classical techniques as well as the famed two-sword fighting techniques. ... The text is enhanced with works of calligraphy by famous samurai masters, important historical scrolls, and lavish illustrations that convey the grace and beauty of sword fighting." --Rafu Shimpo


..".Japanese Sword Fighting, a truly "must-have" manual for Japanese swordsmanship enthusiasts." --Wisconsin Bookwatch

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