The Shogun's Scroll

Wield Power and Control Your Destiny
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Author(s): Stephen F. Kaufman
Original Publish Date: Jul 31, 2012
Product Number: EB00643897
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462907830
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

The Shogun's Scroll offers a look at the samurai strategies and ethics of medieval Japan distilled into language modern readers can relate to and follow. In the tradition of The Art of War and The Book of Five Rings, this book offers timeless advice on success in war and life. Written in the voice of Hidetomo Nakadai, a late twelfth century scholar and servant in the court of Minamoto Yoritomo-the first shogun of Japan and one of the world's most ruthless generals-this treatise can be used as a guide for personal growth and motivation. The author draws on a lifetime of intimate personal experiences with the philosophy of Japanese martial arts as well as countless historical sources to produce this profound work of docu-fiction. It is essential reading for those interested in martial arts, samurai, military history or Japanese history.

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