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Code of the Samurai

A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira Shigesuke

Code of the Samurai
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Author Thomas Cleary
Illustrations Oscar Ratti
Price JPY 1,600
ISBN 978-0-8048-3190-1
Format 127×190mm 98pages hardcover
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The Code of the Samurai is a four-hundred-year-old explication of the rules and expectations embodied in Bushido, the Japanese way of the warrior. Bushido has played a major role in shaping the behavior of modern Japanese government, corporations, society, and individuals, as well as in shaping the modern martial arts within Japan and internationally. The Japanese original of this book has been one of the primary sources on the tenets of Bushido, a way of thought that remains fascinating to modern world, East and West.

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