A BOOK of FIVE RINGS: A Practical Guide to Strategy by Miyamoto Musashi

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Antellus, Aug 24, 2009 - 96 pages
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A BOOK OF FIVE RINGS is a guide to strategy which is essential reading for anyone wishing to know the way of the sword and other martial arts disciplines, and contains the basic elements needed to win any battle, whether in the boardroom or on the battlefield. This updated translation by Theresa M. Moore clarifies the scope and intent of the master's instruction for the average reader while keeping the essence of the text intact. With essays on the history and background of Musashi's life which changed him from a rebellious youth into a kensei (sword saint). With black & white illustrations and photographs.
 

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Contents

A BOOK OF FIVE RINGS
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ART BY MIYAMOTO MUSASHI
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ART BY OTHER ARTISTS
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A SHORT HISTORY OF JAPAN
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A TRADITIONAL HISTORY OF KENDO
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BIBLIOGRAPHY
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