Titolo: Japanese Swords: Cultural Icons of a Nation
Casa editrice: Tuttle Publishing
Data di pubblicazione: 2010
Condizione libro: Used
This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: The History, Metallurgy and Iconography of the Samurai Sword. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_usedgood_4805310359
Riassunto: Author Colin M. Roach collaborated with top-level artisans, historians, and martial arts experts to create a unique, in-depth study of these magnificent weapons from a historical, iconographical, and technological perspective. In addition to a foreword by seventh degree iaido black belt Nicklaus Suino and a sidebar by Mukansa-level polisher Abe Kazunori, Japanese Swords includes rare looks into the world of Mukansa-level swordsmiths Kawachi Kunihira and Gassan Sadatoshi. Complemented by hundreds of stunning high-resolution photos and a DVD, Japanese Swords is a must-have addition to any Japanophile's library.
L'autore: Colin M. Roach has a passion for Japan's archetypal warrior culture and has trained with some of the top teachers of aikido and iaido in Japan and America. His previous publications include: The Sword of Compassion and The Yama Oroshi Dojo and the Art of Traditional Japanese Swordsmanship. He lives in Utah with his family.
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