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Ninjutsu: The Art of Invisibility (Facts, Legends, and Techniques)
     

Ninjutsu: The Art of Invisibility (Facts, Legends, and Techniques)

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by Donn F. Draeger, Boye Lafayette De Mente (Introduction)
 

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All the facts, legends and technique of the ninja are presented here y one of the foremost authorities on the subject.

The Ninja, also known as Shinobi, inspired awe and terror in equal measure. Master of espionage and assassination, stealth and concealment, the ninja's ability to move swiftly and silently gave rise to popular legends of amazing exploits,

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All the facts, legends and technique of the ninja are presented here y one of the foremost authorities on the subject.

The Ninja, also known as Shinobi, inspired awe and terror in equal measure. Master of espionage and assassination, stealth and concealment, the ninja's ability to move swiftly and silently gave rise to popular legends of amazing exploits, invincibility and supernatural powers.

In Ninjutsu: The Art of Invisibility, Donn Draeger draws back the veil of mystery shrouding the arcane practices of feudal Japan's shadow warriors. Stripping away myth and exaggeration, Draeger reveals the secret tactics, exotic weapons, tricks and disguises that earned the ninja a reputation as history's most feared secret agents.

Chapters include:

  • Entering the World of the Ninja
  • History and Organization
  • Training and Skills
  • Operating Techniques
  • Costume
  • Tools and Weapons
  • Tactics, Ruses, and Feats
  • Facts and Legends

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From the Publisher
"…this book is filled with the type of intrigue and adventure that makes it read like bestselling fiction." —Boye Lafayette De Mente, bestselling author and Japanese historian

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804839372
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
05/15/2008
Series:
Tuttle Martial Arts Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
476,173
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Donn F. Draeger was a Western pioneer in the practice of Japanese martial arts. His works include Judo Training Methods, Judo Formal Techniques and Shaolin Lohan Kung-Fu.

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Ninjutsu; The Art of Invisibility 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Possibly the best ninjutsu book I ever read. Anyone who is interested in the art of the ninja must have this book. It doesn't have many pictures but lots of facts and information.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book sucks try reading the secrets of the ninja from the grandmaser