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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

Ratti, Oscar
Cleary, Thomas

Hardcover

General Eastern ReligionsGeneral FitnessMilitary Strategy

Publisher Price: $14.95

ISBN10: 0804831904
ISBN13: 9780804831901
Publisher: Tuttle Pub
Published: Sep 15 1999
Pages: 128
Weight: 0.55
Height: 0.70 Width: 5.40 Depth: 7.60
Language: English
Learn the ways of the Japanese Bushido Code with this very readable, modern translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu.

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 significant role in shaping the behavior of modern Japanese government, corporations, society, and individuals, as well as in developing modern Japanese martial arts within Japan and internationally.

The Japanese original of this book, Bushido Shoshinshu, (Bushido for Beginners), has been one of the primary sources on the tenets of Bushido, a way of thought that remains fascinating and relevant to the modern world, East and West. This handbook, written after five hundred years of military rule in Japan, was composed to provide practical and moral instruction for warriors, correcting wayward tendencies and outlining the personal, social, and professional standards of conduct characteristic of Bushido, the Japanese chivalric tradition.

With a bright, conversational narrative by Thomas Clear, y and powerfully evocative line drawings by master illustrator Oscar Ratti, this book is indispensable to corporate executives, students of Asian Culture, martial artists, or anyone sincerely interested in Japan and its people.

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