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Bushido: The Way of the Warrior by John Newman

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Product Code: 220620

Bushido: The Way of the Warrior by John Newman
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Bushido: The Way of the Warrior by John Newman. A New Perspective on the Japanese Military Tradition. Published by Gallery Books a division of W. H. Smith Publishers Inc. New York, USA. Produced by Brompton Books Corp. Greenwich, USA. Copyright © 1989 Brompton Books Corp. ISBN 0 8317 1031 4

192 page large format clothbound book (24cm x 31cm) with intact dust jacket and over 250 illustrations from manuscripts and photographs, many in colour. The book attempts to chronicle the effect of Bushido, the chivalric code of honour of the Samurai, from the Feudal era (circa 900 AD) in Japan to the end of World War II.. The work is divided into the following chapters:

  • The Earliest Samurai
  • The First Shoguns
  • The Zen Connection
  • The Warrior Generals
  • The Artistic Tradition
  • Confucian Bushido
  • The Ways
  • Fanatical Bushido
  • Anti-Bushido
  • The Legacy of Bushido
  • Index and Acknowledgments

This book is worth buying for the illustrations alone, most of which are taken from rare Japanese manuscript art.

There are minor scuffs and marks to the dust jacket. The binding is secure and all internal content is as new.


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