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By Oscar Ratti,Adele Westbrook

Secrets of the Samurai is the definitive research of the martial arts of feudal Japan, explaining intimately the guns, options, recommendations, and rules of wrestle that made the japanese warrior an impressive foe.

Beginning with a breathtaking survey of the tumultuous early struggles of warlords contending for political ascendancy, the paintings outlines the relentless development of the army type towards absolute strength. as well as illustrating real equipment of wrestle, the authors talk about intimately the an important education essential to improve a warrior's internal strength and to pay attention all his energies right into a unmarried force.

Secrets of the Samurai is an important textual content for an individual with an curiosity in eastern wrestle strategies, weaponry, or army historical past. This variation additionally includes a new foreword through Adele Westbrook and various formerly unpublished illustrations by way of Oscar Ratti. Chapters contain:

  • The Bushi
  • The Heimin
  • The facilities of Martial Instruction
  • Armed Bujutsu
  • Unarmed Bujutsu
  • Control and Power
  • Strategic Principles
  • Morality of Bujutsu

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