The Soul of the Samurai : A Graphic Novel

Paperback - 2016
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A graphic novel version of the classic book that first introduced Westerners to the samurai ethos.

This graphic novel version of the cult classic Bushido brings the timeless secrets of the samurai to life. Originally published in 1905, Bushido was the first book to introduce Westerners to the samurai ethos. Written by Inazo Nitobe, one of the foremost Japanese authors and educators of the time, it describes the characteristics and virtues that are associated with bushido--honor, courage, justice, loyalty, self-control--and explains the philosophy behind how samurai were educated and trained; the connection between the sword and the samurai; s eppuku ; and the position of women in samurai culture; among other themes. To this day, Bushido is considered a must-read for anyone who wants to understanding the soul of Japan and navigate their world with integrity and honor.
Publisher: Boulder : Shambhala, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781611802108
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Soul of the samurai


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