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Description: Code of the Samurai : Hardback : Tuttle Publishing : 9780804831901 : 0804831904 : 15 Sep 1999 : A 400-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 modern Japanese society and the modern martial arts in Japan and internationally. The Book Depository Code of the Samurai by Thomas Cleary - shop the best deal online on thebookbug.co.uk

 

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Author: GeorgeB11:11

Rating: 5

Review: This book could arguably be used day to day as a guide. It is informative, eye-opening and a shame that much of the basics inside are forgotten manners today in the West. Highly recommended whether for history, work or just an honest, honourable way to live.

 

Author: F. Flynn.

Rating: 1

Review: A disappointing read that offered very little insight into anything that might be considered to be unique to the culture of the Samurai.Most cultures produce tenets of behaviour extolling respect for your elders,care for your family members,behaving courageously when the need arises,walking your achievements quietly etc etc.This work and Cleary's translation of it offered only bland statements on these matters and offered nothing of substance specific to the Samurai way of life.Reading it I felt I was being presented with a succession of short sections that contained little more than platitudes and dreary statements of the obvious..

 

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