Written by the most famous and unconquerable of all samurai, this work presents a guide to kendo swordsmanship and a distillation of the philosophies of Zen, Shinto and Confucius.
Translated by V. Harris. Japan's answer to the Harvard MBA...Written over three centuries ago by a Samurai warrior, the book has been hailed as a limitless source of psychological insight for businessmen-or anyone who relies on strategy and tactics for outwitting the competition.About the Author:
Victor Harris, the translator of A Book of Five Rings, is Keeper Emeritus of Japanese Antiquities at the British Museum. As well as a translator he is also an editor and author, having co-written Japanese Decorative Arts, Swords of the Samurai, and Kamakura, The Renaissance of Japanese Sculpture, among others. Victor Harris is a previous President of the European Kendo Federation and Vice-President of the International Kendo Federation. In 2008 he was the recipient of the Japan Foreign Minister's Commendation.
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Descrizione libro Allison & Busby, 2012. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110749011785