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Old Japan Secrets from the Shores of the Samurai

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ISBN-10: 0750984422

ISBN-13: 9780750984423

Edition: 2018

Authors: Antony Cummins

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In Antony Cummins' new work, the hidden life of Old Japan is brought to the fore using newly translated original documents from the times of the Samurai. Find out what fate befell a convicted criminal (spoiler: it wasn't pretty); why tipping even today is very rare in Japan; what a bunch of worms meant to the taxman; and much, much more. Bringing the myth and the mystery back to this nation of islands, alongside many quirky facts, Cummins provides unrivalled history and insight on a culture as fascinating as it is unique.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: History Press Limited, The
Publication date: 8/20/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 5.08" wide x 7.80" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 0.792

Antony Cummins is the founder of the Historical Ninjutsu Research Team, which has previously published the first two manuals in its ninja series, The Book of the Ninja being the last in the trilogy. Antony also works as the head of Urban Canyon Films to produce high-end documentaries on Japan, which are being distributed by National Geographic. He has been recognised by peers as a leading expert in the discovery of military arts of medieval Japan.