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Taiho-Jutsu : Law and Order in the Age of the Samurai.

Author: Don Cunningham
Publisher: New York : Tuttle Pub., 2004.
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Taiho-Jutsu examines the variety of weapons available to law enforcement and their uses. This volume includes a history of the criminal organizations, hooligans, feuds, and vendettas that developed in feudal Japan and the civil government, police system, and criminal investigations that arose to counteract them. There are discussions of such law enforcement weapons as torimono sandogu ("the three tools of  Read more...
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Cunningham, Don.
Taiho-Jutsu : Law and Order in the Age of the Samurai.
New York : Tuttle Publishing, ©2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Don Cunningham
ISBN: 9781462903313 1462903312
OCLC Number: 794664009
Notes: 3. Tori: Pushes sword tsuka hard to right side, forcing uke to turn to his left side.
Description: 1 online resource (196 pages)
Contents: Blank Page; Taiho-Jutsu; Law and Order in the Age of the Samurai; Don Cunningham; Illustrations by Rich Hashimoto; Tuttle Publishing; Boston Rutland, Vermont Tokyo; For Kusunoki Toshi, my business associate, my sempai, and my friend, for his help making this boo ... ; And for Asahi Dai, my judo teacher and my friend, for his support and encouragement.; Notes to the readers; Preface; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 The shôgun's city rises from the marshes; Edo's new residents; Community centers of Edo; Edo no hana (flowers of Edo); Feudal life on the road; CHAPTER 2 Crime and punishment in Edo. Defining the social classesDisarming the commoners; Samurai status; Kirisutegomen (killing and going away); Fukushu (blood feud) and ada-uchi (legal vendetta); Kabukimono (street hooligans); Kyôkaku (street knights); Criminal organizations; The Tôkaidô's Number One Boss; Edo-period justice; Penalties and punishments; CHAPTER 3 Civil authority and policing; The highest ranks; The shôgun's spies: ô-metsuke and metsuke; Machi-bugyô-shô: the town magistrate's office; Yoriki; Dôshin; Criminal investigations; Hitsuke tôzoku aratame-kata; Komono; Goyôkiki; Okappiki; Yomawari. Guardhouses and police stationsPatrolling the countryside; Feudal police in popular entertainment; CHAPTER 4 Arrests and arresting implements; Kusurigama; Manriki-kusari; Jutte; Parts of the jutte; Symbols of official authority; Tassel and cord colors; Terms for jutte; Origins of the jutte; Hachiwari; Sai; Chinese influences; Hana-neji; Jittetôri-ryu; Jutte after the feudal era; Hibuki; Tessen; Yawara-bô; Metsubushi; Hojo-jutsu (restraining arts); Torinawa (arresting ropes); CHAPTER 5 Long arms of the law; Yori-bô (wooden staff); Jô (short staff); Hanbô (walking stick). Torimono sandôgu (three tools of arresting)Sodegarami (sleeve entangler); Sasumata (spear fork); Tsukubô (push pole); Modern police pole-arms; CHAPTER 6 Arts and practice of taiho-jutsu; Wearing a jutte; Gripping the jutte; Kamae (stance); CHAPTER 7 Defensive techniques; Parrying techniques; Elbow trap against a sword draw; 1. Uke: Prepares to draw katana on left hip from obi.; 2. Tori: Steps in with left foot and blocks uke's right elbow with cupped left hand and uke's rig ... ; 3. Tori: Points jutte in right hand toward uke's face, forcing uke to tilt his head backward. Wrist trap against a sword draw1. Uke: Prepares to draw katana on left hip from obi.; 2. Tori: Steps in with right foot and blocks uke's right wrist or the sword tsuka (handle) with t ... ; 3. Tori: Pushes wrist or sword tsuka to right side, forcing uke to turn to his left side.; 4. Tori: Forces uke toward the ground by pushing down with jutte in right hand. At the same time ... ; Handle trap against a sword draw; 1. Uke: Prepares to draw katana on left hip from obi.; 2. Tori: Steps in with left foot and blocks uke's sword tsuka with the jutte just above uke's rig ...
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