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Secrets of the samurai

Author: Carol Gaskin; Alex Niño
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Avon, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
Database:WorldCat
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FOR NEARLY 900 YEARS, THE BEST FIGHTERS IN THE WORLD DOMINATED THE ISLAND OF JAPAN. THESE WERE THE SAMURAI AND NINJA, WHO TERRORIZED THEIR ENEMIES WITH BOW AND ARROW, SPEAR AND SWORD. THE LEGENDS OF THE SAMURAI ARE STILL ALIVE TODAY. BUT WHAT WAS THE SECRET OF THEIR WAYS?
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Gaskin; Alex Niño
ISBN: 0380760401 9780380760404
OCLC Number: 22433368
Notes: "A Byron Preiss book."
Includes index.
Description: 125 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Contents: The first Samurai --
War between warlords --
The height of Samurai --
Daily life of the Samurai --
Studying the martial arts.
Responsibility: by Carol Gaskin ; illustrated by Alex Nino.

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FOR NEARLY 900 YEARS, THE BEST FIGHTERS IN THE WORLD DOMINATED THE ISLAND OF JAPAN. THESE WERE THE SAMURAI AND NINJA, WHO TERRORIZED THEIR ENEMIES WITH BOW AND ARROW, SPEAR AND SWORD. THE LEGENDS OF THE SAMURAI ARE STILL ALIVE TODAY. BUT WHAT WAS THE SECRET OF THEIR WAYS?

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