Code of the Samurai A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira Shigesuke

ISBN-10: 0804831904
ISBN-13: 9780804831901
Edition: 1999
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Description: The Code of the Samurai is a 400 year old explication of the rules and expectations embodied in Bushido, the Japanese way of the warrior.

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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 9/15/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

The Code of the Samurai is a 400 year old explication of the rules and expectations embodied in Bushido, the Japanese way of the warrior.

George A. Kennedy is Paddison Professor of Classics, Emeritus, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His other books include Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times and Greek Rhetoric under Christian Emperors.

Introduction
General Discussion
Education
Familial Duty
Principles of Warriors
Not Forgetting Combat
Monk-Warriors
Right and Wrong
The Valiant
Courtesy and Respect
Horsemanship
Army Principles and Combat Principles
Managing the Home
Relatives
Frugality
House Building
Military Equipment
Equipping Subordinates
Warriors
Modesty
Choosing Friends
Friendly Relations
Severing Relations
Fame
Big Talk and Criticism
Travel
Warning Against Backbiting
Guardianship
Facing Death
Service
Vassalage
Military Service
Discretion
Verbal Expression
Family Histories
Escort
Officials
Borrowing Authority and Stealing Authority
Exactions
Watch Commanders and Superintendents
Laziness
Dealing with Emergencies
Self-Expression
Dying Loyalty
Cultural Refinement

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