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SECRETS of the SAMURAI : the Martial Arts of Feudal Japan /
Secrets of the samurai : the martial arts of feudal Japan

Author: オスカー・ラッティ. オスカー・ラッティ ; アデル・ウェストブルック著. アデル・ウェストブルック. ; Oscar Ratti; Adele Westbrook
Publisher: North Clarendon, Vt. : Tuttle Pub., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a study of the martial arts of feudal Japan. This book explains in detail the weapons, techniques, strategies, and principles of combat that made the Japanese warrior a formidable foe. It discusses the crucial training necessary to develop a warrior's inner power and to concentrate all his energies on a single force.
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Genre/Form: History
SPORTS & RECREATION / Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: オスカー・ラッティ. オスカー・ラッティ ; アデル・ウェストブルック著. アデル・ウェストブルック. ; Oscar Ratti; Adele Westbrook
ISBN: 9784805309605 4805309601
OCLC Number: 255893218
Description: 399 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction: The martial ethos : Definition of bujutsu and its specializations ; The qualification "martial" (bu) and the exponents of bujutsu ; The qualification "martial" (bu) and the art of war ; The military tradition in the history of Japan ; Origins of bujutsu --
Part I. Exponents of bujutsu: the bujin : 1. The bushi : the rise of the military class ; The military structure of Tokugawa society: the Shogun ; The daimyo ; The military retainer: the samurai ; Education and status of the buke ; The samurai women ; The masterless warrior: the ronin --
2. The heimin : The farmers ; The militant clergy ; Artisans and merchants ; The police force and the underworld --
3. The centers of martial instruction : The ryu ; The sensei --
Part II. Outer factors of bujutsu : Weapons and techniques --
4. Armed bujutsu : The armor ; Evolution of Japanese armor ; Elements of Japanese armor ; The major martial arts ; The art of archery ; The art of spear fighting ; The art of swordsmanship ; The art of military horsemanship ; The art of swimming in armor ; The minor martial arts ; The art of the war fan ; The art of the staff ; The art of the jitte ; The collateral methods of combat ; The art of the chain and other weapons ; Ninjutsu --
5. Unarmed bujutsu : Specializations, instruments, and techniques ; The art of wrestling ; The military specializations of unarmed bujutsu ; The schools of jujutsu ; The schools of Aikijutsu ; The arts of striking ; The art of kiai --
Part III. Inner factors of bujutsu : The invisible range --
6. Control and power : The foundation ; The concept of the centre ; The concept of intrinsic energy ; Applications of haragei ; Haragei in ancient specializations of bujutsu ; Kyujutsu ; Kenjutsu ; Sumo ; Jujutsu ; Kiaijutsu ; Haragei in modern derivations of bujutsu ; Judo ; Karate ; Aikido ; The martial synthesis --
7. Strategic principles : The major strategies ; Principles of application ; The bilateral principle in particular ; The attack and the counterattack ; The defense --
8. Morality of bujutsu : The way of the warrior ; The value of Zen in bujutsu --
Conclusion : The evolution of bujutsu.
Responsibility: by Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook.

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Offers a study of the martial arts of feudal Japan. This book explains in detail the weapons, techniques, strategies, and principles of combat that made the Japanese warrior a formidable foe. It discusses the crucial training necessary to develop a warrior's inner power and to concentrate all his energies on a single force.

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