Bushido: The Soul of Japan

Bushido: The Soul of Japan

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by Inazo Nitobe
     
 

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Literally translated as "military knight's ways" or "precepts of knighthood," Bushido embodies the maxims of educational training governing thesamurai, or warrior class, of Japan.

In Bushido, Nitobe, a Japanese philosopher writing in eloquent English, explains the origin and sources of bushido, exploring how bushido permeates both ancient and modern Japanese

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Literally translated as "military knight's ways" or "precepts of knighthood," Bushido embodies the maxims of educational training governing thesamurai, or warrior class, of Japan.

In Bushido, Nitobe, a Japanese philosopher writing in eloquent English, explains the origin and sources of bushido, exploring how bushido permeates both ancient and modern Japanese culture as the basis of the morals, ethics, and etiquette of Japan. This classic little book is essential to an understanding of the soul of Japan.

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ISBN-13:
9780804834131
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/1901
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.26(w) x 8.12(h) x 0.57(d)

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Bushido: The Soul of Japan 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book has a lot of interesting details about Samurai and Bushido that you don't see anywhere else. Heck, I'd buy it just for the cool cover.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Old book from late 1800s early 1900s...good info, worth the read if you are interested in the Samurai.
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Five Stars!