From the PublisherThe samurai were the most skilled elite group of combatants the world has ever seen. Their name means "one who serves." Years of training, discipline, and self-sacrifice combined with advanced weaponry and unprecedented tactical acumen created a force unmatched over centuries of Japanese history.Samurai explores the essence, truth, and wisdom of these remarkable warriors. It feat...
Hardcover: 205 pages
Publisher: Barnes & Noble (2006)
Package Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.2 x 0.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 1740282
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This was a fun and interesting book. I had an interest in Samurai and wanted to learn more about them. This book was very informative and insightful. It really brings forth the samurai ideals, philosophy, life, death, weaponry; just about anything yo...
ed samurai warriors, their weapons, armor, and military strategies and illuminates their unwavering Bushido philosophy-the strict code of honor requiring absolute loyalty to their master above all else, and ritual suicide in preference to dying a dishonorable death.This book explores the spirit, body, and minds of these sublime paladins who long ago passed into legend, but still live on today.