Bushido: The Spirit of the Samurai

Bushido: The Spirit of the Samurai

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by Inazo Nitobe, William Elliot Griffis
     
 

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This book on Bushido, a code of moral principles, is a notable contribution to the reconciliation and unity of the East and West, explaining and defining the chivalry which lies at the heart of the Japanese soul.

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This book on Bushido, a code of moral principles, is a notable contribution to the reconciliation and unity of the East and West, explaining and defining the chivalry which lies at the heart of the Japanese soul.

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"Absolutely the best explanation of bushido in the English language."—Nicklaus Suino, author of The Art of Japanese Swordsmanship

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ISBN-13:
9784925080378
Publisher:
Heian International Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 7.18(h) x 0.39(d)

Meet the Author

Inazo Nitobe (1862–1933) was born in Japan and began studying English when he was nine years old. He attended colleges in Japan, the United States, and in Germany—where he earned five doctorate degrees. Nitobe was an educator, a cultural ambassador, and one of the best-known Japanese writers of his time.

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