Bushido: The Soul of Japan [NOOK Book]

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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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Overview

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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  • ISBN-13: 9781300124160
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 8/25/2012
  • Sold by: LULU PRESS
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 747,291
  • File size: 305 KB

Meet the Author

Nitobe was a prolific writer. He published many scholarly books as well as books for general readers. He also contributed hundreds of articles to popular magazines and newspapers. Nitobe, however, is perhaps most famous in the west for his work Bushido: The Soul of Japan (1900), which was one of the first major works on samurai ethics and Japanese culture written originally in English for Western readers (The book was subsequently translated into Japanese and many other languages).

When the League of Nations was established in 1920, Nitobe became one of the Under-Secretaries General of the League, and moved to Geneva, Switzerland. He became a founding director of the International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation (which later became UNESCO under the United Nations' mandate).

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2012

    This book has a lot of interesting details about Samurai and Bus

    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.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 12, 2012

    Old book from late 1800s early 1900s...good info, worth the read

    Old book from late 1800s early 1900s...good info, worth the read if you are interested in the Samurai.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2012

    Five Stars!

    Five Stars!

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