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Daidoji Yuzan's Code of the Samurai: A Contemporary Translation of the 16th-Century Bushido Shoshishu

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For almost 700 years shoguns ruled Japan. These "gentleman warriors" developed a dedicated system of honor and strict guidlelines of behavior that Taira Shigesuke first brought together in his 16th century book--Bushido Shoshinshu. Present to a modern audience in clear, easy-to-read English, this new translation captures the majesty of the higher principles as well as the usefulness of the daily advice. From principles such as "a samurai should keep foremost in his mind the fact that he must die" to rules regarding duty, ...

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1569755906

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9781569755907

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Daidoji Yuzan's Code of the Samurai: A Contemporary Translation of the 16th-Century Bushido Shoshishu
2007, Ulysses Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9781569755907

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