Bushido: The Legacy of Japanese Tattoo

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Schiffer Pub Limited, Jan 1, 2001 - Art - 154 pages
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This book delves into the elusive world of traditional Japanese tattooing. The Samurai spirit, Bushido, is an integral component of Japanese tattooing that is traced through the imagery and interpersonal dynamics of this veiled subculture. The text is based on Takahiro Kitamura's experiences as client and student of the famed Japanese tattoo master, Horiyoshi III. Over 200 photos by Jai Tanju capture the tattoo artistry of Horiyoshi III.

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User Review  - David Ashton - Goodreads

Impressive book. For the most part the quality of the pictures is good, excepting a couple blurry frames. The text is maybe a little too referential towards Horiyoshi III, but I guess if you were ... Read full review

Review: Bushido: The Legacy of Japanese Tattoo

User Review  - Sandon Sowers - Goodreads

great book on the history and art of the japanese tatto plus wonderfully illustrated pictures of numerous tattoos Read full review

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Contents

Chapter Three
Horiyoshi Family of Yokohama
The Yokohama Tattoo Museum
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