The Resource Japan the ultimate samurai guide : an insider looks at the Japanese martial arts and surviving in the land of Bushido and Zen, Alexander Bennett, (ebook)

Japan the ultimate samurai guide : an insider looks at the Japanese martial arts and surviving in the land of Bushido and Zen, Alexander Bennett, (ebook)

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Japan the ultimate samurai guide : an insider looks at the Japanese martial arts and surviving in the land of Bushido and Zen
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Japan the ultimate samurai guide
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an insider looks at the Japanese martial arts and surviving in the land of Bushido and Zen
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Alexander Bennett
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eng
Summary
Part Samurai history, part martial arts guide, this is THE book for anyone interested in Japan's fabled Samurai culture. Author Alexander Bennett is the ultimate insider, holding multiple black belts in Kendo and Naginata as well as a Ph.D. in Japanese literature and history. In this book, he shares his vast personal experience and knowledge with readers seeking to undertake their own personal quest in the Japanese martial arts. Bennett outlines the history of Bushido and the Japanese Samurai from early times up until the present. Then, as only someone steeped in this world can, he surveys the contemporary martial arts scene and provides the essential knowledge young foreigners need to find a teacher and learn a martial art successfully in Japan. Unlike any other book on this subject, Japan The Ultimate Samurai Guide is written by a Japanese speaker who has studied and taught martial arts in Japan for many decades. Chapters include: The Real Samurai The Concept of Bushido Development of the Japanese Martial Arts Martial Arts Masters You Should Know About Budo in Japan Today Key Martial Arts Concepts Life in a Japanese Dojo A Japan Survival GuideWritten in a down-to-earth and easy-to-read style, this book will captivate anyone interested in Japan as well as martial arts teachers and practitioners around the world
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Bennett, Alexander
Dewey number
796.80952
Index
no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Martial arts
  • Bushido
  • Samurai
  • Electronic books
  • Japan
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adult
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Japan the ultimate samurai guide : an insider looks at the Japanese martial arts and surviving in the land of Bushido and Zen, Alexander Bennett, (ebook)
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9781462920075
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12056838
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12056838
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Japan the ultimate samurai guide : an insider looks at the Japanese martial arts and surviving in the land of Bushido and Zen, Alexander Bennett, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462920075
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12056838
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12056838
System control number
MWT12056838
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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