Ideals of the Samurai

Ideals of the Samurai

William Scott Wilson Gregory Lee / Oct 26, 2020
Ideals of the Samurai An anthology of samurai manuscripts showing the meaning and guiding principles of samurai life
  • Title: Ideals of the Samurai
  • Author: William Scott Wilson Gregory Lee
  • ISBN: 9780897500814
  • Page: 447
  • Format: Paperback
  • An anthology of 12 samurai manuscripts showing the meaning and guiding principles of samurai life.
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    1. Well, it s NOT what you think This book celebrates humanity much than you would ever dream of It reads like a best seller and it brought both tears and smile to my eyes and re confirms my purpose of doing my dissertation on this topic In it you ll find excerpts from writing of real samurai from the age when they were still fighting In fact, I am highly tempted to shift my dissertation focus from Tokugawa to Muromachi or even Kamakura because of this book A must, if you want to know what the rea [...]


    2. Some of the best literature I have ever read, none of it ever intended for publication Wilson does an excellent job translating twelve selections of samurai writings from various clans and times For each he provides a page of background information to put it in context with the political and military circumstances of the time What you find are twelve warriors with strikingly different personalities, sentiments, and codes to live by Note the Way of the Samurai was not codified into a single set o [...]


    3. Interesting read Sort of an artifact of the writings and precepts of the feudal lords Wilson s translations desiccate at times.


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