The Art of the Samurai
by Yamamoto Tsunetomo (9781844835942)

The Art of the Samurai
 
Yamamoto Tsunetomo
Release Date: 26 August 2013
Format: Other book format
Pages: 272
Category: History Of Art & Art & Design Styles
Publisher: DUNCAN BAIRD PUBLISHERS
ISBN: 9781844835942
ISBN-10: 1844835944




This masterpiece is a treatise written 300 years ago preserved for generations in northern Kyushu by warrior chiefs as moral and practical instruction for themselves and their Samurai retainers. Closely guarded as secret teachings and shown only to a chosen few the manuscript became generally available only in the post-Samurai Meiji era 1868 onwards. The Hagakure offers a fascinating insight into Japanese warrior-ness. This special illustrated edition is filled with stunning artworks and full colour photographs. Beautifully finished with a special silk cover and gold print this is a special addition to any library. Also available The Prophet The Art of War Tao Te Ching.

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