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A book of five rings

Author: Musashi Miyamoto; Victor Harris
Publisher: New York : Overlook Press, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Investigates the history and philosophy of the traditional form of Japanese sword fighting known as Kendo.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miyamoto, Musashi, 1584-1645.
Book of five rings.
New York : Overlook Press, 1974
(OCoLC)746976309
Named Person: Musashi Miyamoto
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Musashi Miyamoto; Victor Harris
ISBN: 0879510188 9780879510183 0517415283 9780517415283
OCLC Number: 10109809
Notes: Translation of: Gorin no sho.
Description: 95 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Japan during Musashi's lifetime. --
Kendo. --
Kendo and Zen. --
Concerning the life of Miyamoto Musashi. --
The works of Miyamoto Musashi. --
A book of five rings (go rin no sho) --
Introduction. --
The ground book. --
The water book. --
The fire book. --
The wind book. --
The book of the void.
Other Titles: Gorin no sho.
Responsibility: Miyamoto Musaschi ; translated by Victor Harris.

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Investigates the history and philosophy of the traditional form of Japanese sword fighting known as Kendo.
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