Samurai Fighting Arts

Samurai Fighting Arts

The Spirit and the Practice

Book - 2003
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This book introduces the world of traditional Japanese martial arts and will provide readers with a deeper understanding of Bushido and Japan. Also known as Kobudo, these traditional martial arts can be seen as a continuation of samurai culture and comprise a number of styles formulated in the samurai era that are still being taught today.
Aiming to develop Bujutsu (martial arts) and Heiho (strategy) to the highest possible degree, the samurai devised a code consisting of over eighteen arts. A samurai should have impeccable manners and be an expert in martial
Publisher: Tokyo : Kodansha International, 2003.
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9784770028983
Characteristics: 230 p. :,ill.


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