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Westbrook, Adele - Secrets of the Samurai: The Martial Arts of Feudal Japan

Title: Secrets of the Samurai: The Martial Arts of Feudal Japan
Description: Fine condition. Tuttle Publishing, 1991. First paperback edition. Paperback(two small nicks on the edges of the cover) in fine condition. Illustrated with many b/w drawings. The book is new with a couple ink marks and small nick on the outer edges of the pages. 483pp including Bibliography and index. Product Description: In plentiful detail from a huge range of historical sources, Secrets of the Samurai plots the development, principles and effects of the samurai culture of feudal Japan. Authors Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook have furnished details on the weapons, techniques, strategies and principles of the samurai's martial art, rescuing this vanishing lore for modern readers who may wish to incorporate it into their own martial arts training. Yet this best-selling book is predominantly a panoramic survey of the tumultuous early struggles of warlords contending for political ascendancy, shiftless samurai who terrorized the countryside, and those formidable warriors who protected the goods, well-being and values of their neighbors. Fine. ISBN: 9780804816847

Keywords: : 9780804816847

Price: GBP 16.50 = appr. US$ 23.56 Seller: Alpha 2 Omega Books
- Book number: 2070

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